Violence and the Sacred

4.09 avg rating
( 578 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780801822186: Violence and the Sacred

His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the 'heart and secret soul' of the sacred. Girard's fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

René Girard is the Andrew B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of French Language, Literature, and Civilization at Stanford University.

Language Notes:

Text: English, French (translation)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

René Girard
Published by John Hopkins University Press
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Hopkins University Press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0801822181

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Girard, Rene
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1979. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # TU-9780801822186

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Girard, René
Published by Johns Hopkins Univ
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Johns Hopkins Univ. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2316152

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Rene Girard
Published by JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States (1979)
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 142 mm. Language: French,English . Brand New Book. His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the `heart and secret soul of the sacred. Girard s fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy. --Victor Brombert, Chronicle of Higher Education. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780801822186

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Girard, René; Gregory, Patrick [Translator]
Published by Johns Hopkins University Press (1979)
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # BKTY9780801822186

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Rene Girard
Published by JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States (1979)
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 142 mm. Language: French,English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the `heart and secret soul of the sacred. Girard s fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy. --Victor Brombert, Chronicle of Higher Education. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780801822186

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Rene Girard
Published by JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States (1979)
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, United States, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 142 mm. Language: French,English . Brand New Book. His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the `heart and secret soul of the sacred. Girard s fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy. --Victor Brombert, Chronicle of Higher Education. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780801822186

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

RENE GIRARD
Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press January 1979 (1979)
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Paper Back Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Eighth Day Books, LLC
(Wichita, KS, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The Johns Hopkins University Press January 1979, 1979. Paper Back. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 132393

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

René Girard
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97808018221860000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Rene Girard, Patrick Gregory
Published by Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN 10: 0801822181 ISBN 13: 9780801822186
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Johns Hopkins University Press. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Violence and the Sacred, Rene Girard, Patrick Gregory, "His fascinating and ambitious book provides a fully developed theory of violence as the `heart and secret soul' of the sacred. Girard's fertile, combative mind links myth to prophetic writing, primitive religions to classical tragedy."--Victor Brombert, 'Chronicle of Higher Education.'. Bookseller Inventory # B9780801822186

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.83
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book