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qwallath

Qwallath

Hi, I'm Odile, a historical linguist from the Netherlands who also likes to write about music, games, and history. Check out my longer blog posts and other writings on Sub Specie.

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Signs: an Introduction to Semiotics
Thomas A. Sebeok, Marcel Danesi
Language and Space
Lynn Nadel, Mary A. Peterson, Paul Bloom

Het Land van Belofte: De legende van broeder Immanuel en de dieren (Paperback)

Het Land van Belofte: De legende van broeder Immanuel en de dieren (Paperback) - Manfred Kyber This short tale of Brother Immanuel is sweet and inspiring, expressing a Christian piety that is full of love for nature, humility, and mercy - and therefore one that stresses the most valuable aspects of the faith (in my view, as a nonbeliever).

You will have to be able to stomach a severe dose of Romanticism and gushy sweetness for this one, though. A humble priest bringing the message of love and understanding to the animal world isn't going to be everyone's cup of tea...