Re: Heaven for dogs (and other beasties (was Re: Do animalsever "sin" (was something else)

From: george murphy (
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 17:24:09 EST

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    Jan de Koning wrote:

    > At 06:24 AM 15/02/02 +1100, Jonathan Clarke wrote:
    > >george murphy wrote in part:
    > >
    > > > I don't think it terribly helpful to speculate about "dog heaven" &c....
    > >
    > >On a lighter note, C. S. Lewis once said tongue in cheek that a heaven for
    > >mosquitoes and a hell for humans might be combined Back to more serious
    > >stuff I
    > >am with you on the the fact that the Cross has a significance beyond our
    > >species.
    > >Jon
    > Should we speculate about heaven, or talk about the New Earth on which we
    > will find justice etc. and no doubt other creatures as well.

            Or perhaps ask what the difference is. In Revelation what happens
    finally is not that believers "go to heaven" but that the holy city comes down
    to the new earth.



    George L. Murphy
    "The Science-Theology Interface"

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