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Animals and World Religions

Lisa Kemmerer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on core religious teachings that explain how human beings ought to behave in relation to other animals, with the intent that this information be considered in light of contemporary ... More


Jewish Traditions

Lisa Kemmerer

in Animals and World Religions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The fifth chapter explores animal-friendly teachings and practices in Jewish religious traditions through sacred texts and teachings, such as creation and sacred nature, mercy and compassion, tsa’ar ... More


Japanese Spirit: A New Buddha for Troubled Times

Kevin Gray Carr

in Plotting the Prince: Shotoku Cults and the Mapping of Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834630
eISBN:
9780824871437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834630.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter asserts that abstract notions of Prince Shōtoku's sacred identity are not merely esoteric curiosities for religious historians. The divine personality of the prince is what animated the ... More


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