Author Archives: The Cornerstone Forum

Fall Appeal 2020 – Fire Next Time Edition

Over the past three years our annual Fall Appeal for support has been prefaced here in Sonoma County by destructive wildfires. 2020, sadly, is no exception. So far, this year has also brought the dire effects of seven months of … Continue reading

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Episode 2: Introduction to Mimetic Theory

This is a recording of a presentation by René Girard at the 2002 meeting of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion held at Purdue University. https://storage.cornerstone-forum.org/VS-02_IntroMT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:16:21 — 30.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Friday Afternoon Stanford Seminar with René Girard – 2006

This recording was made in 2006 during one of the informal Friday afternoon seminars which professor René Girard and those interested in his work had been convening since the late 1980’s. The seminars were generally held every two weeks when … Continue reading

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Kiss the Devil – Lyrics

These are the lyrics from a song entitled “Kiss the Devil” written by the band The Eagles of Heavy Metal which was performing at the Bataclan in Paris at the time of the murderous attacks. Nothing better exemplifies the crisis … Continue reading

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