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Things Hidden Since The Foundation Of The World

Things Hidden Since The Foundation Of The World
Author: René Girard
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826468535
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Presenting an original global theory of culture, Girard explores the social function of violence and the mechanism of the social scapegoat. His vision is a challenge to conventional views of literature, anthropology, religion and psychoanalysis. Rene Gerard is the Andrew B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of French Language, Literature and Civilization at Stanford University, USA.
Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
Language: un
Pages: 469
Authors: René Girard, Jean-Michel Oughourlian, Guy Lefort
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: A&C Black
Presenting an original global theory of culture, Girard explores the social function of violence and the mechanism of the social scapegoat. His vision is a challenge to conventional views of literature, anthropology, religion and psychoanalysis. Rene Gerard is the Andrew B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of French Language, Literature and Civilization
Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: René Girard, Jean-Michel Oughourlian, Guy Lefort
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Stanford University Press
This is the single fullest summation of the ideas of one of the most eminent and controversial cultural theorists of our time.
Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: René Girard
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-21 - Publisher:
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I See Satan Fall Like Lightning
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: RenŽ Girard
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: Orbis Books
Rene Girard holds up the gospels as mirrors that reveal our broken humanity, and shows that they also reflect a new reality that can make us whole. Like Simone Weil, Girard looks at the Bible as a map of human behavior, and sees Jesus Christ as the turning point leading
Politics and Apocalypse
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Robert Hamerton-Kelly
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-30 - Publisher: MSU Press
Apocalypse. To most, the word signifies destruction, death, the end of the world, but the literal definition is "revelation" or "unveiling," the basis from which renowned theologian René Girard builds his own view of Biblical apocalypse. Properly understood, Girard explains, Biblical apocalypse has nothing to do with a wrathful or
Violence and the Sacred
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: René Girard
Categories: Rites and ceremonies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black
"His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the 'heart and secret soul' of the sacred. Girard's fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy."--Victor Brombert, Chronicle of Higher Education.
Battling to the End
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: René Girard
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-15 - Publisher: MSU Press
In Battling to the End René Girard engages Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831), the Prussian military theoretician who wrote On War. Clausewitz, who has been critiqued by military strategists, political scientists, and philosophers, famously postulated that "War is the continuation of politics by other means." He also seemed to believe that
Things Hidden
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Richard Rohr
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-19 - Publisher: SPCK
‘Only when the two come together, inner and outer authority, do we have true spiritual wisdom. We have for too long insisted on outer authority alone, without any teaching of prayer, inner journey and maturing consciousness. The results for the world and for religion have been disastrous . . .
The Girard Reader
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: René Girard
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Herder & Herder
Rene Girard, the author of groundbreaking scholarly books such as Violence and the Sacred and Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World, has long been an intellectual cause celebre in Europe. Although he has studied and taught in the United States since the 1940s, he is now -- in
Evolution and Conversion
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: René Girard, João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Pierpaolo Antonello
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: A&C Black
A reappraisal of René Girard's theory on the relationship between violence and religion in light of today's society.