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Violence and the Sacred / Edition 1
     

Violence and the Sacred / Edition 1

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by René Girard, Patrick Gregory
 

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ISBN-10: 0801822181

ISBN-13: 9780801822186

Pub. Date: 01/01/1979

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

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, primitive religions to classical tragedy.

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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, primitive religions to classical tragedy.

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ISBN-13:
9780801822186
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Series:
John Hopkins Paperback Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
470,348
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Violence and the Sacred 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
PegOH More than 1 year ago
Information is relevant and accessible. This research source was used for an upper lever english lit class. I would also recommend Julia Kresteva's book "Powers of Horror."