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Early Christians and Animals

By Robert M. Grant

Routledge – 2002 – 224 pages

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Description

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.

Reviews

'A readable, erudite, and fascinating contribution to the history of Western civilization.' - International Review of Biblical Studies

'The work is very well referenced and there are 22 drawings … It would make a good present for an animal lover or anyone interested in early church history, or the allegorical meaning of animals in early Christian art.' - Annals Australia

Name: Early Christians and Animals (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Robert M. Grant. 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,...
Categories: Christianity, Christian Life & Experience, Church History