Violence, Desire and the Sacred Hardback

Girard's Mimetic Theory Across the Disciplines

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Violence, Desire and the Sacred

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Girard Across the Disciplines presents the most up-to-date inter-disciplinary work being developed with the ground-breaking insights of Rene Girard's mimetic theory. The collection showcases the work of outstanding scholars in mimetic theory and how they are applying and developing Girard's insights in a variety of fields. Girard's mimetic insight has provided a fruitful way for different disciplines, such as literature, anthropology, theology, religion studies, cultural studies, and philosophy, to engage on common anthropological ground, with a shared understanding of the human person. The aim of this edited collection is to present this interdisciplinary work and to illustrate how Girard's insights provide fertile ground for bringing together disparate disciplines in a shared purpose. As academic work on Girard's insights is growing, this collection would meet the need to show the critical, interdisciplinary applications of these insights.

Violence, Desire and the Sacred was published by Continuum in October 2012. The ISBN for Violence, Desire and the Sacred is 9781441194015.

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Details for Violence, Desire and the Sacred

Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (October 2012)
Number of Pages312
Thickness19 mm
Height234 mm
Width159 mm
Product Code4033496
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