Early Christians and Animals

1st Edition

Robert M. Grant

Routledge
Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9780415518871 - CAT# Y135142

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Summary

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.

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