Pain free animals

Over the past few months there has been some discussion about genetically engineered pain free farm animals.  Here is the abstract from the journal Neuroethics.  The author of the Neuroethics article, Adam Shriver recently discussed his proposal in a New York Times Op-Ed piece. At first glance you, like the people in a small Johns […]

Animal Sacrifice, Then and Now

I don’t  normally blog about the lectionary passages but this week’s Hebrew Bible passage concerning the institution of Passover prompted some reflection about the relationship between God, humans and animals. Take a moment and read Exodus 12:1-14. Like most Bible passages, there is a lot  that can be said about it. There are all sorts of interesting things to […]