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  1. Grumpy Cat On Hump Day: Animals' Effects On Mind, Body, And Spirit- And What We Ought To Do About It

    Contributor(s):: Shannon Doherty

    "How ought we to live?" It is the Jesuit question, the question that guides our classes and our lives, the question we must answer to fulfill our call to become "men and women in service of others." Throughout our Jesuit education, we often hear the question "How ought we...

  2. Unity through Francis: Demonstrations of Franciscan Authority in the Animal Stories of the Saint Francis Altarpiece

    Contributor(s):: Sara Woodbury

    The animal stories of Francis of Assisi are among the most recognizable images of the saint. Appearing on holy cards and garden statues, these animal narratives have come to represent a romantic, idealized relationship between humanity and nature. Francis’s animalstories,...

  3. Traversing the gap between religion and animal rights: framing and networks as a conceptual bridge

    Contributor(s):: Austin, R. L., Flynn, C. P.

    Historically, Judeo-Christian doctrine has been used to justify the mistreatment of nonhuman animals through the "dominion" view of human superiority. Linzey and others have questioned this perspective, suggesting that critical tenets of religion, and particularly Christianity, support the...

  4. Good Dog-Bad Dog: Jews and Their Dogs in Ancient Jewish Society

    Contributor(s):: Schwartz, Joshua, Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip Isaac, Zalashik, Rakefet

  5. Gandhi and the Cow: The Ethics of Human/Animal Relationships

    Contributor(s):: Mark Juergensmeyer

    The cow is a poem of pity... the mother to millions of Indian mankind...Cow protection to me is one of the most wonderful phenomena in human evolution. [1]It is a source of puzzled embarrassment to many Gandhian admirers, who otherwise find in his thoughts a happy marriage of the more...

  6. The Place of Animals in Christian America

    Contributor(s):: Gerald E. Jones

    Since Henry Bergh organized the first American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1866, there have been nationwide efforts to curb cruelty to animals. [ll The "Humane Society" and the "Band of Mercy" have joined this crusade, along with numerous other groups...

  7. The Place of Animals in Three American Churches: Chuch of Christ-Scientist, Seventh-Day Adventists, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Contributor(s):: Gerald E. Jones

    Zoophily in the Judeo-Christian culture has usually manifested itself in the form of organizations that are not oriented to organized religion. Four basic concepts have contributed to the Western reverence for the life of animals am:mg the secular organizations sponsoring zoophilic...

  8. Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2

    Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian

  9. Grateful prey : Rock Cree human-animal relationships

    Contributor(s):: Brightman, Robert Alain

  10. Cows, milk and religion: the use of dairy produce in early societies

    Contributor(s):: McCormick, F.

    This review of documentary sources, particularly from Early Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and Europe seeks to show how the range of dairy products varied in different areas and to demonstrate that in many societies, cows and dairying played an important role in early religious practice. The range of...

  11. Godless Savages and Superstitious Dogs: Charles Darwin, Imperial Ethnography, and the Problem of Human Uniqueness

    Contributor(s):: Day, Matthew

  12. 'It is frightening to think of death today, but it may not be such a big issue for me one day ... ' (Signs, omens and portents of death in traditional culture of Central Russia)

    Contributor(s):: Dobrovol'skaia, V. E.

  13. A reverence for cows

    Contributor(s):: Jacobson, Doranne

  14. An animal in the exact meaning of the word

    Contributor(s):: Wróblewski, Filip

  15. Das Verhältnis tibetischer Nomaden zu ihren Nutztieren

    Contributor(s):: Holler, David

  16. Decarnivering. En analyse av Guds lam, steken og kosedyret

    Contributor(s):: Døving, Runar

  17. Die Inari-Füchse (Japan)

    Contributor(s):: Kraatz, Martin

  18. Ecuadorian blacks and their vicissitudes in the forest. On the art of staying human and Christian while hunting

    Contributor(s):: Lorcy, Armelle

  19. Genetic engineering as animal slavery

    Contributor(s):: Linzey, Andrew

  20. Human-animal imagery, shamanic visions, and ancient American aesthetics

    Contributor(s):: Stone-Miller, Rebecca