Can we survive our origins? : readings in René Girard's theory of violence and the sacred /

Are religions intrinsically violent (as is strenuously argued by the 'new atheists')? Or, as Girard argues, have they been functionally rational instruments developed to manage and cope with the intrinsically violent runaway dynamic that characterizes human social organization in all perio...

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Other Authors / Creators:Antonello, Pierpaolo, editor.
Gifford, Paul, editor.
Williams, Rowan, 1950- writer of foreword.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: East Lansing, Michigan : Michigan State University Press, 2015.
Series:Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR