A communion of subjects

Kalibanga, BikanerDescription: A Communion of Subjectsis the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science), Steven Wise (animals and law), Peter Singer (animals and ethics), and Jane Goodall (primatology) consider how major religious traditions have incorporated animals into their belief systems, myths, rituals, and art.
Author: Paul Waldau, Kimberley Christine Patton
Published by: Columbia University Press, 2007
ISBN: 0231136420, 9780231136426