René Girard and Raymund Schwager: Correspondence 1974-1991 by Scott Cowdell,Joel Hodge,Chris Fleming,Mathias

By Scott Cowdell,Joel Hodge,Chris Fleming,Mathias Moosbrugger,Sheelah Treflé Hidden

the bright and ground-breaking mimetic conception of the French-American theorist René Girard (1923-2015)has won wide-ranging attractiveness, but its improvement has acquired much less realization. This quantity offers the $64000 correspondence-conducted in French and as but unpublished, not to mention translated into English-between Girard and his significant theological interlocutor Raymund Schwager SJ (1935-2004). It offers the non-public dating among nice thinkers that resulted in the advance of an important break-through within the humanities. specifically it unearths the theological improvement of Girard's notion in discussion with Schwager, who used to be involved to aid Girard in components the place he had little services and had encountered significant feedback, equivalent to the theological program of sacrifice. those concerns specifically had put significant boundaries to Girard's attractiveness in theological circles. those letters show how Girard, with Schwager's aid, entered the mainstream of theological debate.

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