Readings: Kienzle, Beverley. “The Bestiary of Heretics: Imaging Medieval Christian Heresy with Insects and Animals” in A Communion of Subjects, pp. 103-116; Cohn-Sherbok, Dan. “Hope for the Animal Kingdom.” In A Communion of Subjects, pp. 81-90.
Readings: Reading: Chapple, Christopher. “Inherent Value without Nostalgia: Animals and the Jaina Tradition.” In A Communion of Subjects, pp. 241-249; Bryant, Edwin. “Strategies of Vedic Subversion: The Emergence of Vegetarianism in Post-Vedic India.” In A Communion of Subjects, pp. 194-203; Waldau, Paul. The Spectre of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals (in course reader).