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John Todd Ferrier

Christian vegetarian

John Todd Ferrier (7 November 185531 August 1943) was the founder of the Order of the Cross, an informal spiritual fellowship fostering compassion towards creatures. He was an advocate of vegetarianism from a Christian point of view.

QuotesEdit

  • Thus when the body is kept impure through pernicious diet and living, the mind remains impure. When the mind is in that state its vision is clouded.
    • On Behalf of the Creatures (1926), p. 120; as quoted in The Vegetarian Movement in England, 1847– 1981 by Julia Twigg (University of London, 1981), ch. 7.
  • There can be no purity whilst the flesh of creatures is partaken of and inhumanity towards the creatures practised.
    • The Inner Meaning of the Food Reform Movement (1934), p. 10; as quoted in The Vegetarian Movement in England, 1847– 1981 by Julia Twigg (University of London, 1981), ch. 7.

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