In the Eye of the Animal

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.

In the Eye of the Animal
Zoological Imagination in Ancient Christianity

Patricia Cox Miller

2018 | 280 pages | Cloth $79.95
Religion / Classics
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Table of 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
Acknowledgment