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  • Englebert Tire Advertisement Using Grasshopper and Ant 

    Unknown author (1925)
    The cicada here has been driving around all summer and goes to the ant to ask for four new tires to make it to the new season.  The ant asks what tires the cicada used in the hot weather.  "Que sais-je" answers the cicada!  ...
  • XBOX Fable 

    Unknown author (2004)
    This cardboard sign has the word “FABLE” written over a bright red background. An image of a young cartoon character with a sword is in the background behind the word. The XBOX logo is in the bottom right corner.
  • Chantix Advertisement 

    Unknown author (2008)
    This advertisement presents Chantix with images of the tortoise and the hare.  There is no direct description tying the fable to the advertisement.  However, the underlying moral of the story plays on the journey to quit smoking.
  • Advertisement for Southwest Airlines 

    Unknown author (2001)
    This illustration introduces an article written by Clint Willis in the “Enterprise Private Assets” section of the magazine. It offers the reader the best investment technique to suit his or her financial goals. It uses the ...
  • The Hare, the Tortoise and High Blood Pressure 

    Unknown author (1953)
    This advertisement for the Metropolitan Insurance Company in New York City plays on the fable “The Tortoise and the Hare.” The image printed at the top features the animals from the classic Aesop fable in an intense race.  ...
  • Advertisement for Fèves de Fuca Bouxin 

    Unknown author (1955)
    The fable on the verso is a clever parody of OF.  Fèves de fuca is, among other things, a laxative.  One can find fèves de fuca in all pharmacies!  The image of La Fontaine against the black background is very strong!  ...
  • The Fable of Aesop’s Fables 

    Unknown author (1962)
    The advertisement plays on the circumstance that no one really knows if Aesop actually composed the fables attributed to him. The publishers promise to other authors a way to avoid this predicament. The image on the ...
  • Le Renard et la Cigogne 

    Unknown author (1900)
    This little (3⅞" x 5") booklet presents a challenge, because it is both advertising for "Au Bon Marché" in Paris and a booklet in its own right.  Vimar goes through the fable in lovely duochrome illustrations.  Among the ...
  • The Fable of the Man and the Satyr 

    Unknown author (1942)
    An advertisement for the National Shawmut Bank. The advertisement utilizes the fable of the Man and the Satyr to catch the attention of consumers. The ad has a printed ink drawing originally by artist Irwin Smith depicting ...
  • Tortoise and the Hare Grape Nuts advertisement 

    Unknown author (1944)
    An advertisement for Grape Nuts in Ladies' Home Journal of June, 1944, plays on TH. A large, cartoon printed image of a tortoise and a hare is accompanied by a story reading “Exposed! Read the True Tale of the Tortoise and ...
  • Aessemblage advertisement 

    Unknown author (2012)
    Four critters grace this sharp colored advertisement: a rabbit, dog, crow with a pitcher, and a fox.
  • The Rise of Evangelical Conservatism in Mexican Politics 

    Gómez Peralta, Héctor (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This article documents the rise of the Evangelical movement in Mexican politics. Unlike historical Protestantism (Lutherans, Anglicans, Methodists, etc.), which contained many elements that could be considered progressive, ...
  • Doing God: Reading the UK General Election Campaign (November 6 – December 12, 2019) through the Lens of Religion 

    Service, Ryan (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This study evaluates the relationship between political engagement and religious interest in British society. The paper examines this relationship through the lens of the general election campaign in December 2019 in which ...
  • Simplicity of Lifestyle as a Goal of Business: Practicing the Economy of Communion as a Challenge to Consumer Society 

    Cloutier, David (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    My first task in the paper will be to illuminate why following genuine principles of one’s Christianity is so challenging in the contemporary economy, and then I will turn to a specific aspect of the challenge: the importance ...
  • Ownership and Business Succession: Considerations from Catholic Social Teaching and the Economy of Communion 

    Beabout, Gregory (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Small to medium-sized businesses are a significant part of the economy, and play a very significant role strengthening local communities. However, few have a clear plan for succession. Business succession is important for ...
  • Address of His Holiness Pope Francis to Participants in the Meeting “Economy of Communion” 

    Francis, Pope (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • For an Economy Based on Communion 

    Lubich, Chiara (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Here Chiara Lubich, founder of the EoC movement, provides a brief explanation of the origins and key characteristics of the Economy of Communion. Among those characteristics are 1. That we should practice business with the ...
  • Bibliography of English Resources on the Economy of Communion 

    Gustafson, Andrew; Harvey, Celeste (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • Economy of Communion: A Different Attitude to Work 

    Sibley, Angus (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Conventional economic theory and practice sees work as a disutility: something that we dislike and prefer to avoid. So we eliminate work wherever possible, replacing human workers by machinery or electronics, thus enabling ...
  • The Business of Business: Recapturing a Personalist Perspective 

    McNerney, John (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    The business of business properly understood is necessarily personalistic. The human person acting as an entrepreneur or working in business is not merely froth and bubble in the stream of history but is a freely acting ...

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