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In his most recent book on the momentous work of René Girard (1923– 2015), Scott Cowdell sets out another viewpoint on mimetic hypothesis and philosophy: he builds up the proposed association between Girardian thought and religious sensational hypothesis in new ways, drawing in with issues of transformative affliction and awesome fortune, comprehensive Christian uniqueness, God’s judgment, peaceful expiation, and the otherworldly life. Cowdell uncovers an amazing, lighting up, and life-improving collaboration between mimetic hypothesis and Christianity taking care of business.

 

With religion broadly observed as progressively savage and tenacious, the genuine Christian accentuation on celestial solidarity, kindness, and recuperating is in threat of being lost. René Girard gives a countervailing voice. He rises up out of Cowdell’s investigation not just as a fundamental exchange accomplice for philosophy today, however as a worldwide prophet offering expectation and test in equivalent measure.

 

René Girard was a Catholic social scholar whose mimetic hypothesis accomplished an amazing beneficial interaction of sociology with sacred text and religious philosophy, yielding a novel point of view on humankind’s beginnings, rough history, and future prospects. Cowdell maps this collaboration, uncovering religious subjects present from Girard’s most punctual works to the most recent, less-commonplace distributions. He settle various philosophical difficulties to Girard’s work, drawing in mimetic hypothesis in productive exchange with key subjects, developments, and scholars in religious philosophy today.

Conveying an unmistakable Anglican voice to a to a great extent Catholic discussion, Cowdell gives a standard philosophical record of Girard’s scholarly accomplishment, demonstrating the veracity of Christianity’s peaceful God. This book will be of incredible enthusiasm to scholars, seminarians and ministry everything being equal, Girardians, and Christian harmony activists.

René Girard and the Nonviolent God. 

Weight 1.41 kg
Dimensions 9.53 × 6.54 × 0.94 cm
EAN

9780268104535

ISBN

0268104530

Manufacturer

University of Notre Dame Press

Author

Scott Cowdell

Binding

Hardcover

NumberOfItems

1

Publisher

University of Notre Dame Press

ReleaseDate

2018-11-30

Studio

University of Notre Dame Press

NumberOfPages

330

PublicationDate

2018-11-30

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