Violence, Desire, and the Sacred, Volume 1: Girard's Mimetic by Scott Cowdell,Chris Fleming,Joel Hodge

By Scott Cowdell,Chris Fleming,Joel Hodge

Violence, wish and the Sacred offers the main updated inter-disciplinary paintings being built with the ground-breaking insights of René Girard's mimetic idea. the gathering showcases the paintings of remarkable students in mimetic idea and the way they're utilizing and constructing Girard's insights in quite a few fields. Girard's mimetic perception has supplied a fruitful method for various disciplines, akin to literature, anthropology, theology, faith stories, cultural reviews, and philosophy, to have interaction on universal anthropological flooring, with a shared figuring out of the human individual. the purpose of this edited assortment is to give this interdisciplinary paintings and to demonstrate how Girard's insights offer fertile flooring for bringing jointly disparate disciplines in a shared function. As educational paintings on Girard's insights is turning out to be, this assortment might meet the necessity to express the severe, interdisciplinary functions of those insights.

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