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    • Sacrifice (Breakthroughs in Mimetic Theory)

    • By: Rene Girard
    • Narrated by: Tim Lundeen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    In Sacrifice, Rene Girard interrogates the Brahmanas of Vedic India, exploring coincidences with mimetic theory that are too numerous and striking to be accidental. The Bible reveals collective violence, similar to that which generates sacrifice everywhere, but instead of making victims guilty, the Bible and the Gospels reveal the persecutors of a single victim. Instead of elaborating myths, they tell the truth absolutely contrary to the archaic sense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • solid, pithy Girard lectures transcribed

    • By luke in seattle on 08-28-16

    Regular price: $6.95