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In the eye of the animal : zoological imagination in ancient Christianity

Author: Patricia Cox Miller
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Divinations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Eye of the Animal: Zoological Imagination in Ancient Christianity complicates the role of animals in early Christian thought by showing how ancient texts and images celebrated a continuum of human and animal life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Cox Miller
ISBN: 9780812295221 0812295226
OCLC Number: 1041139866
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Animals and Figuration: The Case of Birds; Chapter 2. The Pensivity of Animals, I: Zoomorphism; Chapter 3. The Pensivity of Animals, II: Anthropomorphism; Chapter 4. Wild Animals: Desert Ascetics and Their Companions; Chapter 5. Small Things: The Vibrant Materiality of Tiny Creatures; Afterword; Appendix: Ancient Christian and Other Authors; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Divinations.
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