TITLE

The God-Seeking Animal

AUTHOR(S)
COHEN, ERIC
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2010, Issue 202, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores how the human body reshapes itself based on the writings of U.S. scientist and educator Leon Kass. It compares the postures of a dancing ballerina and a Jewish worshipper, which serve as an evidence of the difference between man and other animals. It examines how Kass explores the human activity of eating in his work titled "The Hungry Soul." The article also analyzes Kass' views on man's sexual difference from the other animals.
ACCESSION #
48729061

 

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