I See Satan Fall Like Lightning

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Gracewing Publishing, 2001 - Contraception - 199 pages
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User Review  - Roy Howard - Goodreads

This is my introduction to Rene Girard, an anthropologist with remarkable theological insight. He unveils the origins of violence like no other. I will never be able to read the biblical accounts of violence and the purpose of Jesus in quite the same way after reading Girard. Read full review

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User Review  - Lynn Joshua - Goodreads

Amazing insight. Girard has increased my understanding of conflict, sin and the victory of God. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Uniqueness of the Bible
103
The Uniqueness of the Gospels
121
The Triumph of the Cross
137
Scapegoat
154
The Modern Concern for Victims
161
The Twofold Nietzschean Heritage
170
Conclusion
182
Index
195
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About the author (2001)

Rene Girard is Professor Emeritus of French at Stanford University. He is the author of many books, including" Violence and the Sacred "(1977)," The Scapegoat "(1986)," Job: The Victim of His People "(Stanford, 1987)," Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World "(Stanford, 1987), and" I See Satan Fall Like Lightning "(2001).

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