For Rene Girard: Essays in Friendship and in Truth

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In his explorations of the relations between the sacred and violence, Rene Girard has hit upon the origin of culturethe way culture began, the way it continues to organize itself. The way communities of human beings structure themselves in a manner that is different from that of other species on the planet. Like Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Emile Durkheim, Martin Buber, or others who have changed the way we think in the humanities or in the human sciences, Girard has put forth a set of ideas that have altered our ...

For Rene Girard: Essays in Friendship and in Truth 2009, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870138621

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