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By René Girard

Violence and the Sacred is René Girard's landmark learn of human evil. right here Girard explores violence because it is represented and happens all through background, literature and fable. Girard's forceful and thought-provoking analyses of Biblical narrative, Greek tragedy and the lynchings and pogroms propagated by way of modern states illustrate his important argument that violence belongs to everybody and is on the middle of the sacred.

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