Early Christians and Animals (Hardback)
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Short Description for Early Christians and Animals Early Christians and Animals presents a colourful and comprehensive overview and analysis of the significance of animals in early Christian thought, tradition, text and art.
- Published: 01 September 1999
- Format: Hardback 224 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415202046 ISBN 10: 0415202043
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Early Christians and Animals presents a lively study of the significance of animals in early Christian thought, tradition, text and art. Robert M. Grant: * examines the diverse and often conflicting sources, from the pagan antecedents Aristotle and Pliny, to Biblical animal references and the Church fathers * provides fresh translations of key texts concerning animals - the Physiologus, Basils homilies and Isidores chapters.