Theology and Peace: Barriers to Compassion

Starting Date: 06-10-2014
Ending Date: 06-12-2014

UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
United States
Theology and Peace was formed in 2007 with the goal of developing an annual theological conference grounded in the thought of Rene Girard. Known as mimetic anthropology or mimetic theory, Girard's work enables a revolutionary understanding of human violence and argues the critical role of the bible in distilling this understanding in contemporary culture. A focused and sustained theological discussion out of Girard's thought seemed long overdue.
Geographical Scope: National

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