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Violence and the Sacred

Author: René Girard
Publisher: Baltimore Hopkins Univ. Press 1979 [erschienen ca. 2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : John Hopkins paperbacks ed., [Nachdr.View all editions and formats
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This brilliant study of good and evil examines the presence of ritual violence in sacred ceremony.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Girard
ISBN: 0801819636 9780801819636 0801822181 9780801822186
OCLC Number: 248799785
Description: VII, 333 S
Other Titles: Violence et le sacré
Responsibility: René Girard. Transl. by Patrick Gregory
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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, Read more...

 
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