In 'The Scapegoat', the author audaciously turns to classical mythology, medieval narrative, and the New Testament to explore the scenes behind 'texts of persecution, ' documents that recount collective violence from the standpoint of the persecutor.
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Review: The ScapegoatUser Review - Lynn Joshua - Goodreads
5 stars for his ideas, 3 for his writing style (Maybe some of the problem was due to difficulties in translation.) I recommend listening to this series of interviews with Girard first: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Y8d... Read full review
Review: The ScapegoatUser Review - Keith - Goodreads
What an enlightening look at the purpose of myth and how Christ puts an end to our "scapegoating". It is a revealing look at human social behavior and the collective evils we participate in to ... Read full review