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  1. LibGuides: online library support and resources for your subject 1 item
  2. The Representation of Animals through Religion 80 items
    1. BACKGROUND READING 2 items
      1. Animals and World Religions - Lisa Kemmerer 2011

        Book  Read the introduction

    2. TOPIC 1: EXONERATIVE BELIEF SYSTEMS 7 items
      1. Key readings 1 item
        *There is only one Key Reading for this week because the tutorial will also involve introducing you to the module and to the assignment requirements*
        1. The Human-Animal Relationship: Forever and a Day - Francien de Jonge, Ruud van den Bos (eds) 2005

          Book  Read 'Animals and Religion, Towards a Unifying Theory'. The blue 'Preview' button links to Google Books but be aware that some pages are missing from the preview.

      2. Supplementary reading 6 items
        1. Animals and Human Society: Changing Perspectives - Aubrey Manning, James Serpell (eds) 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read 'From Trust to Domination: An Alternative History of Human-Animal Relations', pages 1-22

        2. Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood Among the Siberian Yukaghirs - Rane Willerslev 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read the introduction and chapter 1

    3. TOPIC 2a: THE POLITICS OF TOTEMS AND TABOOS 8 items
      1. Key Readings 0 items
        *Both Key Readings for our Topic 2 tutorial are listed in the ‘Topic 2b’ section*
      2. Supplementary reading 8 items
        1. The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life - Émile Durkheim 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book  Read Introduction

        2. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion - James George Frazer 1998 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        3. Totem and Taboo - Sigmund Freud 2001

          Book  Chapter 1

        4. Animism: Respecting the Living World - Graham Harvey 2005

          Book 

        5. Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion - G. W. F. Hegel 2006

          Book 

    4. TOPIC 2b: SACRIFICE OF ANIMAL LIVES 11 items
      1. Key Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 8 items
        1. The Accursed Share: An Essay on General Economy - Georges Bataille 3 vols, 1989-1991

          Book 

        2. Sacrifice: Its Nature and Function - Henri Hubert, Marcel Mauss 1964

          Book 

        3. The Rites of Passage - Arnold van Gennep 1960

          Book 

      3. Films and media 1 item
        1. The Ainu Bear Ceremony - N. G. Munro 1931

          Audio-visual document 

    5. TOPIC 3: HINDUISM, AHIMSA AND SACRED COWS 6 items
      1. Key Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 4 items
        1. Animals and World Religions - Lisa Kemmerer 2011

          Book  Read chapter 2 'Hindu traditions.'

    6. TOPIC 4: JAINISM AND BUDDHISM 9 items
      1. Key Readings 2 items
        1. A communion of subjects: animals in religion, science, and ethics - Paul Waldau, Kimberley C. Patton 2006

          Book  Read pages 218-240, 'Snake-kings, Boars’ Heads, Deer Parks, Monkey Talk: Animals as Transmitters and Transformers in Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Narratives'

      2. Supplementary Readings 7 items
        1. A Communion of Subjects: Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics - Paul Waldau, Kimberley C. Patton (eds) 2006

          Book  Read pages 239-256, 'Inherent Value without Nostalgia: Animals and the Jaina Tradition'.

        2. A communion of subjects: animals in religion, science, and ethics - Paul Waldau, Kimberley C. Patton 2006

          Book  Read pages 207-217, '“A vast unsupervised recycling plant’’: Animals and the Buddhist Cosmos'

        3. Animals and World Religions - Lisa Kemmerer 2011

          Book  Read chapter 3, 'Buddhist traditions.'

    7. TOPIC 5a: JUDAISM, SHECHITA AND UNCLEAN ANIMALS 9 items
      1. Key Readings 0 items
        *Both Key Readings for our Topic 5 tutorial are listed in the ‘Topic 5b’ section*
      2. Supplementary Readings 9 items
        1. A Communion of Subjects: Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics - Paul Waldau, Kimberley C. Patton (eds) 2006

          Book  Read pages 81-90, 'Hope for the animal kingdom; A Jewish vision'.

        2. The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications - Aaron S. Gross 2014

          Book  Read chapter 1, 'Ethical tropes in American Kosher certification'.

        3. The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality - Elliot N. Dorff,‎ Jonathan K. Crane (eds) 2012

          Book  Read chapter 24, 'Jewish animal ethics.'

        4. Animals and World Religions - Lisa Kemmerer 2011

          Book  Read chapter 5, 'Jewish traditions.'

        5. A Communion of Subjects: Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics - Paul Waldau, Kimberley C. Patton (eds) 2006

          Book  Read pages 65-80, 'Sacrifice in Ancient Israel Pure Bodies, Domesticated Animals, and the Divine Shepherd.'

    8. TOPIC 5b: CHRISTIANITY, HEAVEN AND HERESY 9 items
      1. Key Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 7 items
    9. TOPIC 6: ISLAM, DOGS AND ANIMAL WELFARE 6 items
      1. Key Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 4 items
    10. TOPIC 7: ANIMAL BURIAL, FUNERALS AND KINSHIP 13 items
      1. Key Readings 2 items
      2. Supplementary Readings 11 items
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