The Resource Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis, by Michael J. Gilmour, (electronic resource)

Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis, by Michael J. Gilmour, (electronic resource)

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Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis
Title
Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis
Statement of responsibility
by Michael J. Gilmour
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Author
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
This book examines C. S. Lewis’s writings about animals, and the theological bases of his opposition to vivisection and other cruelties. It argues Genesis is central to many of these ethical musings and the book’s organization reflects this. It treats in turn Lewis’s creative approaches to the Garden of Eden, humanity’s “dominion” over the earth, and the loss of paradise with all the catastrophic consequences for animals it presaged. The book closes looking at Lewis’s vision of a more inclusive community. Though he left no comprehensive summary of his ideas, the Narnia adventures and science fiction trilogy, scattered poems and his popular theology inspire affection and sympathy for the nonhuman. This study challenges scholars to reassess Lewis as not only a literary critic and children’s author but also an animal theologian of consequence, though there is much here for all fans of Mr. Bultitude and Reepicheep to explore
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Gilmour, Michael J
Dewey number
170
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0
LC call number
BJ1-1725
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series
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  • Ethics
  • Christianity
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy
  • British literature
  • Ethics
  • Christianity
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • British and Irish Literature
Label
Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis, by Michael J. Gilmour, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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not applicable
Content category
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Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Genesis and Peaceful Coexistence -- 3.Genesis and Humanity’s Dominion -- 4. Genesis and Paradise Lost -- 5. Genesis and Food -- 6. Genesis and the Animal-Human Community
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (XV, 219 p.)
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multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137552983
Level of compression
uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-55298-3
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absent
Reformatting quality
access
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remote
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  • (CKB)4100000000587766
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-55298-3
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5050523
  • (EXLCZ)994100000000587766
Label
Animals in the Writings of C. S. Lewis, by Michael J. Gilmour, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Genesis and Peaceful Coexistence -- 3.Genesis and Humanity’s Dominion -- 4. Genesis and Paradise Lost -- 5. Genesis and Food -- 6. Genesis and the Animal-Human Community
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (XV, 219 p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137552983
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-55298-3
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000000587766
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-55298-3
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5050523
  • (EXLCZ)994100000000587766

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