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The Scapegoat - Rene Girard

The Scapegoat

By: Rene Girard, Yvonne Freccero (Translator)

Paperback Published: 1st August 1989
ISBN: 9780801839177
Number Of Pages: 232
For Ages: 22+ years old

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" Girard's] methods of extrapolating to find cultural history behind myths, and of reading hidden verification through silence, are worthy enrichments of the critic's arsenal." -- John Yoder, Religion and Literature.

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[Girard's] methods of extrapolating to find cultural history behind myths, and of reading hidden verification through silence, are worthy enrichments of the critic's arsenal. -- John Yoder * Religion and Literature * [Girard's] methods of extrapolating to find cultural history behind myths, and of reading hidden verification through silence, are worthy enrichments of the critic's arsenal. -- John Yoder * Religion and Literature *

Guillaume de Machaut and the Jewsp. 1
Stereotypes of Persecutionp. 12
What Is a Myth?p. 24
Violence and Magicp. 45
Teotihuacanp. 57
Ases, Curetes, and Titansp. 66
The Crimes of the Godsp. 76
The Science of Mythsp. 95
The Key Words of the Gospel Passionp. 100
That Only One Man Should Diep. 112
The Beheading of Saint John the Baptistp. 125
Peter's Denialp. 149
The Demons of Gerasap. 165
Satan Divided against Himselfp. 184
History and the Paracletep. 198
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780801839177
ISBN-10: 0801839173
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 1st August 1989
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.33

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