"Sound is the Blood between Me and You": Toward a Theology of Animal Musics
- Editor's Note. SLOVIC, SCOTT // ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature & Environment;Spring2016, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p197
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including poet Juliana Spahr, contemporary thinking of animals and bestiary.
- Beasts among Us. FEDER, HELENA // ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature & Environment;Spring2016, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p422
The article focuses on significance of bestiary as literary form for description of several expressions related to living form. Topics discussed include illustration of several animals as symbolic aspects in literature such as ants for information related to change in behaviour; description of...
- OF BIRDS AND HANDS. Wheeler, Wendy // New Formations;Aug2013, Issue 78, p188
The article reviews the book "Ciferae: A Bestiary in Five Fingers" by Tom Tyler.
- The problem of the Transitional Family of bestiaries. Dines, Ilya // Reinardus;2012, Vol. 24, p29
It is already almost 100 years since Montague Rhodes James divided all bestiary manuscripts that were known to him into groups or families. Since then, his scheme has undergone several revisions, and the table established through the modifications of McCulloch and Yapp shows five families of...
- Contextualising the Crane in the Fabliau. Smithies, Kathryn L. // Reinardus;2012, Vol. 24, p183
The crane appears in one fabliau, Cele qui fu foutue et desfoutue, a stereotypical fabliau, in which a worldly valet dupes a naive young girl over the exchange of a bird: a crane. In understanding the significance of the crane, the bestiary tradition appears a logical point of departure; yet, a...
- The Winter Cabin. Jones, Jane // Creative Teaching & Learning;2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p79
The article presents a traditional Russian tale "The Winter Cabin" and also describes creative teaching and learning activity plans for school students which includes time capsule to explore clues and story plot, text reading to encourage reading and creating a bestiary to encourage research.
- Beware of dogs! The position and role of dogs in biblical discourse. Berković, Daniel // Kairos: Evangelical Journal of Theology;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p75
One way or another, animal and humans beings are closely connected, whether in harmony, or conflict. Animals are our friends and helpers, but may also become our food. In the history of religion, animals as sacrificial offerings have been the means of mediation between people and God. In...
- How to best the Beast Within. // American Scientist;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 101 Issue 6, p472
A review is presented of the book "The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary," by Caspar Henderson.
- Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Assorted Creatures: The Apocryphal Bestiary of Chick Publications. Phillips Jr., Alan G. // Journal of Religion & Popular Culture;Jul2012, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p277
For decades, Chick tracts and comics have relied on provocative images drawn from an eclectic blend of popular culture, urban legend, and self-professed, religious authorities. Ostensibly, they endorse a King-James-only interpretation of the Bible in all areas of Christian belief and practice....