Friday, 28 May 2010

'Christianity and Vegetarianism' by Dorothy Gill

From The Vegetarian News (Summer 1953 edition). Reprinted as a tract by the London Vegetarian Society in the same year.

Sunday, 23 May 2010

'Reason, Religion and the Animals' by Rev. Basil Wrighton, MA

A compilation of influential essays and transcripts of lectures from The Ark - journal of Catholic Concern for Animals. (Published in 1987)

Friday, 21 May 2010

'Biblical Difficulties - answers by the Rev. James Clark'

Rev. James Clark (1830-1905) served the Bible Christian Church of Salford from 1858 until the year of his death.

At least three of his sermons were reprinted as Biblical tracts by the Vegetarian Society.

The above essay was published by the London Vegetarian Society in their journal The Vegetarian dated January 28th 1899.

See also: 'Peter's Vision' and Sermon on vegetarianism (1897)

'The Centennial of the Bible Christian Church, Salford'

Rev. Alfred Broadley succeeded Rev. Clark and served as Chairman of the Vegetarian Society Executive during the 1900's.

James Hough eventually explored the impact of the Bible Christians on vegetarian activity in a lecture.

Sunday, 16 May 2010

'The Wider Fellowship of Love and Service' by Rev. Walter Murray, B.D.

The author of this sermon enrolled at Manchester Unitarian College in 1916 and Ministered at the Bible Christian Church of Salford after the First World War.

First published by the Vegetarian Society in June 1934 and reprinted as a tract in the same year.

See also: 'A New Year's Message' (1919)

Friday, 14 May 2010

'Vegetarianism and Moral Obligation' by Rev. Victor A. Callow

An essay written by the penultimate Pastor of the Bible Christian Church of Salford, from March 1925

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

'Vegetarianism as a factor in religious life' by Rev. Philip C. Whiteman, B.A.

Rev. Whiteman was the last in a line of Ministers to serve the Bible Christian Church of Salford which promulgated the vegetarian ideal since 1809.

The denomination was dissolved in 1932, after which Rev. Whiteman returned to his native Unitarian Ministry.

The above text appeared in the October 1939 edition of The Vegetarian Messenger and Health Review and was reprinted as a Vegetarian Society tract in 1940. See: sermon

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

'Vegetarianism in the early Christian Church' by William E. A. Axon

Transcript of a lecture by a Bible Christian officer of the Vegetarian Society who later served as its President. The text was originally published in the October 1893 edition of The Vegetarian Messenger and reprinted as a tract in the following year.

See also: 'Saint Monacella's Lambs' and 'Early Christian Bishops Vegetarian' by the same author