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Violence and the Sacred

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Violence and the Sacred

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 is at the heart of the sacred.

Violence and the Sacred
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$29.00
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1979
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 5.875" x 9"
Page Count: 352 pages
ISBN: 9780801822186
Subject: Religion