Violence and the Sacred (Paperback)
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Violence and the Sacred (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages
Published: 26/02/1979
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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."--Victor Brombert, 'Chronicle of Higher Education.'

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801822186
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 149 mm


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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. -- Victor Brombert Chronicle of Higher Education

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