Kitty heaven and other miscellanies
Posted: 19 May 2017 @ 00:03
In an extract from his new book, Simon Jenkins offers a satirical take on some of the weird and wonderful ways in which Christians express their beliefs
DO ANIMALS go to heaven? Will there be mewing, woofing, and squeaking on the streets of the New Jerusalem? Theologians have only occasionally bothered their planet-sized brains about this weighty question, which these days is raised whenever a blogger loses a much-loved cat, dog, or budgie.
I tried to find out whether any of the great theologians actually kept a pet, hoping against hope to discover that the prim John Calvin kept a raucous, red-bottomed baboon. But the Google search ...
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