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...
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,...
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...
Good Dog-Bad Dog: Jews and Their Dogs in Ancient Jewish Society
Contributor(s):: Schwartz, Joshua, Ackerman-Lieberman, Phillip Isaac, Zalashik, Rakefet
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. It is a source of puzzled embarrassment to many Gandhian admirers, who otherwise find in his thoughts a happy marriage of the more...
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...
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
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...
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Grateful prey : Rock Cree human-animal relationships
Contributor(s):: Brightman, Robert Alain
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...
Godless Savages and Superstitious Dogs: Charles Darwin, Imperial Ethnography, and the Problem of Human Uniqueness
Contributor(s):: Day, Matthew
'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.
A reverence for cows
Contributor(s):: Jacobson, Doranne
An animal in the exact meaning of the word
Contributor(s):: Wróblewski, Filip
Das Verhältnis tibetischer Nomaden zu ihren Nutztieren
Contributor(s):: Holler, David
Decarnivering. En analyse av Guds lam, steken og kosedyret
Contributor(s):: Døving, Runar
Die Inari-Füchse (Japan)
Contributor(s):: Kraatz, Martin
Ecuadorian blacks and their vicissitudes in the forest. On the art of staying human and Christian while hunting
Contributor(s):: Lorcy, Armelle
Genetic engineering as animal slavery
Contributor(s):: Linzey, Andrew
Human-animal imagery, shamanic visions, and ancient American aesthetics
Contributor(s):: Stone-Miller, Rebecca