Sacred Monsters: Mysterious and Mystical Creatures of Scripture, Talmud and Midrash

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Unicorns, mermaids, dragons, and phoenixes may feel at home in fantasy literature, but references to these and other mysterious creatures go back much further inhistory. The Bible, Talmud, and Midrash refer to many such strange creatures. In this beautifully designed and richly illustrated book, Natan Slifkin, the famed"zoo rabbi" examines a host of mythic and not so mythic creatures from both their Torah descriptions and modern zoological research, giving us a new perspective on the interface between science, myth, and ...

Sacred Monsters: Mysterious and Mystical Creatures of Scripture, Talmud and Midrash 2012, Zoo Torah

ISBN-13: 9789652295811

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