Violence, Desire, and the Sacred, Volume 1 (BOK)

Scott Cowdell

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Violence, Desire and the Sacred presents the most up-to-date inter-disciplinary work being developed with the ground-breaking insights of Ren 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.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Scott Cowdell
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781628925685
Antall sider 312 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 22,9cm x 15,6cm
Vekt 458 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Chris Fleming, Joel Hodge, Scott Cowdell