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Violence and the Sacred

by Ren" Girard

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Published by Athlone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7634582M
    ISBN 100485113414
    ISBN 109780485113419

      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 s: : Violence and the Sacred () by Girard, Professor René and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

    Were violence and the sacred intimately entwined and were these the processes that made possible and even stimulated the origins of farming in the ancient Near East? In this volume, Ian Hodder and a team of contributors seek to answer these questions by linking theory and data in exciting new ways. Originally published in , this book. René Girard begins Violence and the Sacred by looking at works of literature such as El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha (, ; The History of the Valorous and Wittie Knight.

    Sacrifices are a substitute for violence directed against mankind. The contemporary thinker who has done most to revive this understanding (without, however, referring to Albo or the Jewish tradition) is René Girard, in such books as Violence and the Sacred, The Scapegoat, and Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World. Buy Violence and the Sacred by Girard, Rene, Gregory, Patrick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:


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Violence and the Sacred is René Girard's landmark study of human evil. Here Girard explores violence as it is represented and occurs throughout history, literature and myth.

Girard's forceful and thought-provoking analyses of Biblical narrative, Greek tragedy and the lynchings and pogroms propagated by contemporary states illustrate his central argument that violence belongs to everyone and 4/5(2). About Violence and the Sacred.

René Girard is one of the mostly widely-cited thinkers in contemporary European thought. First published inViolence and the Sacred marked the starting point of a substantial new phase of his thought.

In this vivid study of human evil, Girard explores violence as it is represented and occurs throughout history, literature and myth.

"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.'.

Were violence and the sacred intimately entwined and were these the processes that made possible and even stimulated the origins of farming in the ancient Near East. In this volume, Ian Hodder and a team of contributors seek to answer these questions by linking theory and data in exciting new ways.

the sacred character of the victim. Because the victim is sacred, it is crimi-nal to kill him—but the victim is sacred only because he is to be killed.

Here is a circular line of reasoning that at a somewhat later date would be dignified by the sonorous term ambivalence. Persuasive and authoritative. A review of Violence Unveiled by Gil Bailie, The Sacred Game by Cesareo Bandera, The Gospel and the Sacred by Robert G.

Hamerton-Kelly, and The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred by James G. Williams. Accessed 24 November ; Paolo Diego Bubbio: "Mimetic Theory and Hermeneutics" in Colloquy 9 (). Accessed 26 February Building on the growing recognition and critical acclaim of volumes 1 and 2 of Violence, Desire, and the Sacred, this third volume in the series showcases the most groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research in mimetic theory, with a focus on well-known films, television series, and other media.

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Girard's forceful and. Delivered as "Violence and the Sacred" by Dr. Jan Garrett. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green, KY on Last Revised: June 5, I saw a vision of us move in the dark: all that we did or dreamed of Regarded each other, the man pursued the woman, the woman clung to the man, warriors and kings.

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This was the first book to offer a systematic overview of the Bible through the lens offered by René Girard's theory of mimetic desire and sacred violence. It continues to be a good resource. Many devout people who love the Bible are perplexed by the violence in the book/5.'Violence, Desire, and the Sacred' is a series dedicated to the global development of mimetic theory.

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