Andrew Knight, Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics at the University of Winchester, investigates the case of Jack the Ripper and posits whether he might have been a 19th century slaughterhouse worker. Andrew goes on to highlight the clear links between violence towards animals, and that perpetrated on humans.
Check out our gallery of wonderful entries to the Named In Love competition!
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Within ancient Jewish culture, your name wasn’t simply what you are called; rather it spoke of your very essence. To ask someone’s name was to ask ‘who are you?’ Therefore the giving of a new name was to bestow someone with a new identity.
We are delighted to announce our ground-breaking Creature Conference on Saturday 18th March 2017 at Oasis Auditorium, London. This unique event aims to equip and support Christians to engage theologically and practically with animal issues within the Christian life.
Sarah Withrow-King, author and Associate Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal ethics, discusses her passion for animal advocacy and work with the new CreatureKind project.
Stephen H. Webb is a retired Professor of Religion and Philosophy and independent scholar who adjuncts at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. He speaks to Sarx about valuing creation, human-animal relationships and the coming together of Christian Theologians and Animals Welfare advocates.
David Clough, Professor of Theological Ethics, at the University of Chester talks to Sarx about his passion for animal theology, Karl Barth and his commitment to a peaceable diet.
Sarx Trustee, Jenna Sital-Singh, speaks to us about her faith, the path of peaceable living and her recent veggie wedding!
The government has re-stated its plans to have a free vote on repealing the 2004 Hunting Act, which means it could once again become legal to hunt wild animals with dogs in England and Wales.
The reintroduction of hunting would mean terrifying and painful deaths – not just foxes, but deer and hares, too. Yet why should this concern Christians?