Mimetic theory and world religions

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Full title: Mimetic theory and world religions / edited by Wolfgang Palaver and Richard Schenk.
Other authors: Palaver, Wolfgang, 1958- (Editor)
Schenk, Richard, (Editor)
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Table of Contents:
  • ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Part 1. Mimetic Theory and Religion""; ""Neither Dawkins nor Durkheim: On René Girardâ#x80;#x99;s Theory of Religion, by Jean-Pierre Dupuy""; ""Sacrifice in Hegel and Girard, by Anselm Tilman Ramelow""; ""Reason and Revelation: An Important Distinction?, by John Ranieri""; ""The Messianic Moment: Bergson and Girard, by Benoît Chantre""; ""Girard and Religion in the Age of Secularism, by Otto Kallscheuer""; ""Why Rousseau Cannot Laugh: Structuring Motifâ#x80;#x94;â#x80;#x9C;Achever, â#x80;#x9D; by Jeremiah Alberg""
  • ""Girard and the Feminist Critique of Religion: Intimate Mediation in Kristeva and Girard, by Martha Reineke""""Part 2. Mimetic Theory, Christianity, and Interfaith (Interreligious) Dialogue""; ""Girard and World Religions: The State of the Question, by Robert J. Daly""; ""René Girard and World Religions, by Michael Kirwan""; ""The Ambivalence of Interreligious Historiography: Foreign and Domestic Narratives, by Richard Schenk""; ""Sacrifice as a Contested Concept between R. Schwager and R. Girard and Its Significance for Interreligious Dialogue, by Nikolaus Wandinger""
  • ""The Abrahamic Revolution, by Wolfgang Palaver""""The â#x80;#x9C;Hellenicâ#x80;#x9D; Rationality of Interreligious Dialogue: René Girard, Simone Weil, and Pope Benedict XVI, by Ann Astell""; ""Part 3. Rivalry, Sacrifice, and World Religions""; ""Burning Desires, Burning Corpses: Girardian Reflections on Fire in Hinduism and Buddhism, by Brian Collins""; ""Girard and Hindu Sacrifice, by Noel Sheth""; ""The Roots of Violence: Society and the Individual in Buddhism and Girard, by Jacob Dalton and Alexander von Rospatt""; ""Religious Sacrifice, Social Scapegoating, and Self-Justification, by Ted Peters""
  • ""Judaism and the Exodus from Archaic Religion: Reading René Girard among the World Religions, by Sandor Goodhart""""Tawhid: The Oneness of God and the Desire for the Good, by Adam Ericksen""; ""Islam: Law and Violence (and Nonviolence), by Rüdiger Lohlker""; ""Girard and the Analogy of Desire, by James Alison""; ""Contributors""