cats and religion

banniere

EXEMPLES DE RECHERCHE


POUR LE SUJET: L'homme est-il réellement libre ?
TAPEZ LES MOTS-CLES: homme libre

POUR LE SUJET: En quel sens la société libère-t-elle l'homme de la nature ?
TAPEZ LES MOTS-CLES: homme nature ou homme nature société
»Créer un compte Devoir-de-philo
»
»125895 inscrits
<< Cathedral Celibacy >>


Partager

cats and religion

Echange

Aperçu du corrigé : cats and religion



Document transmis par : anais14223


Format: Document en format HTML protégé

cats and religion
Zoom

The symbolism and role of the cat in religion. The cat, an animal at once mysterious, independent, and familiar, has long been felt to have special spiritual power. In ancient Egypt, the GODDESS of pleasure, Bast, was symbolized by a cat, and her temple was full of sacred cats, which were mummifi ed after death (see EGYPTIAN RELIGION). On the other hand, in medieval Europe, cats, especially black ones, were sometimes thought to be demonic, envoys or even personifi cations of the devil and familiars of witches, and sacrifi ced to ward off ill-fortune. The HALLOWEEN black cat is a carryover from those unhappy days for cats. In ISLAM, the prophet MUHAMMAD is said to have been especially fond of cats and so they are well regarded. In Japan it has been considered bad luck to kill a cat. For many people in the modern world, a pet dog or cat remains their closest contact with the wonder and mystery of the animal world.


Signaler un abus

administration
Echange gratuit

Ressources Gratuites

Corrigé : cats and religion Corrigé de 1 pages directement accessible

Le corrigé du sujet "cats and religion" a obtenu la note de : aucune note

Sujets connexes :

cats and religion

 Maths
 Philosophie
 Littérature
 QCM de culture générale
 Histoire
 Géographie
 Droit