A Communion of Subjects

A Communion of Subjects

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A Communion of Subjects is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science), Steven Wise (animals and law), Peter Singer (animals and ethics), and Jane Goodall (primatology) consider how major religious traditions have incorporated animals into their belief systems, myths, rituals, and art. Their findings offer profound insights into the relationship between human beings and animals, and a deeper understanding of the social and ecological web in which we all live.The governmenta#39;s position was that chipped wood was expensive, and that they could save money by getting rid of it. ... would pay to have chipped wood, Dawkins increased the tension on the latch of the door, making it harder for her to open.

Title:A Communion of Subjects
Author:Paul Waldau, Kimberley Patton
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2006-12-18


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