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Revelation, the religions, and violence

Author: Leo D Lefebure
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Leo Lefebure extends the insights of Rene Girard into a multi-religious context. He examines the basic human dynamics that produce violence, and shows how the diverse experiences of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, as well as Chinese and Indian religions, address this universal problem."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
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Lefebure, Leo D., 1952-
Revelation, the religions, and violence.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)606305574
Online version:
Lefebure, Leo D., 1952-
Revelation, the religions, and violence.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)608139205
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo D Lefebure
ISBN: 1570753008 9781570753008
OCLC Number: 44259819
Description: xvii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Ewert Cousins --
Revelation, the Religions, and Violence --
Wisdom and Experience --
The Transformation of Catholic Attitudes --
Forms of Dialogue --
The Encounter of the World's Religions --
Religions in a World of Violence --
Rene Girard: Revelation as the Unmasking of Violence --
Evaluation of Mimetic Theory --
Dialogue and Nonviolence --
Biblical Revelation and Other Religions --
Method of Contrast --
Rene Girard --
Revelation in the Exodus --
Mount Sinai --
Revelation and the Religions in the Prophets --
The Emergence of Monotheism --
Wisdom in Israel --
Wisdom as Universal Revelation --
Revelation in the New Testament --
Images of Revelation --
Biblical Precedents for Interreligious Dialogue --
The Divine Warrior and the Crucified God: Revelation and Violence in the Bible --
Exodus and the Divine Warrior --
Interpreting Israel's Attitudes toward War --
Jonah and Nahum --
The Pathos of God and the Vision of Peace --
The Reign of God Suffers Violence: Revelation and Violence in the New Testament --
John the Baptist --
Jesus and Violence --
Jesus' Relations to "the Jews": The Question of Anti-Judaism in the New Testament --
The Death and Resurrection of Jesus --
The Experience of Paul: The Irony of Revelation --
Biblical Perspectives on Violence --
Revelation and Other Religions in the Early and Medieval Church --
Gnosticism --
Marcion of Pontus --
Montanist Prophecy --
Relations to Hellenistic Religions and Philosophy --
Christianity and Judaism --
Augustine --
Christianity and Islam.
Responsibility: Leo D. Lefebure.

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"Leo Lefebure extends the insights of Rene Girard into a multi-religious context. He examines the basic human dynamics that produce violence, and shows how the diverse experiences of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, as well as Chinese and Indian religions, address this universal problem."--Jacket.

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