I think it is quite unlikely that many readers of this post know the life and thought of René Girard. I discovered him late in life, only about fifteen years ago. I found his work on human desire both insightful and brilliant. Agree or disagree with Girard’s thought he helped us rethink human desire, anthropology and sin. If you reject the idea of evolution please do not let that issue keep you from learning from this great Christian thinker. This presentation by Fr. James Alison is a great, short summary.
You may need to see this several times to actually process Girard’s central thought but this is as good as any short presentation of the man and his thinking I’ve seen.
My Latest Book!
Use Promo code UNITY for 40% discount!
René Girard: The Passing of an Amazing and Iconic Thinker: I think it is quite unlikely that many readers of this… https://t.co/QwYS68pfOS
Albert Anthony Cota liked this on Facebook.
Really only know of him because of the scapegoat theory and some of it implications for understanding penal substitution. Have to read some more. Thanks John.
Adam Shields liked this on Facebook.
He was nothing short of brilliant.
René Constanza liked this on Facebook.
Sam Buick liked this on Facebook.
Nick Morgan liked this on Facebook.
Richard Roland liked this on Facebook.
Rick Schnetz liked this on Facebook.