Tag Archives: René Girard

A Theater of Envy – René Girard & The Bard of Avon: an Albertus Magnus Institute podcast

It is always encouraging to find others who are working to make the work of René Girard better known. Of course, sometimes the initial excitement is dimmed by finding the approach to and interpretation of mimetic theory reflects the common … Continue reading

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In memorium:

As we approach the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 news outlets, internet pundits, and all manner of social media will likely be filled with retrospectives from every conceivable angle telling us the significance of the … Continue reading

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 9: Interview with René Girard 1997

This is an interview Gil Bailie made with René Girard recorded in Los Angeles in 1997. https://cornerstone-forum.org/podcast/media/VS-09_GB-RG_Interview_1997.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:13 — 23.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | Email | RSS

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 8: Revenge

This is an address given by René Girard at the Center for International Security and Arms Control at Stanford University in 1993. https://cornerstone-forum.org/podcast/media/VS-08_RG_Revenge.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:41 — 23.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | iHeartRadio | Stitcher … Continue reading

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 7: Satan & the Gospels

This is an address given by René Girard at the American Academy of Religion conference held in San Francisco in 1992. https://cornerstone-forum.org/podcast/media/VS-07_RG_SatanGospels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:51 — 18.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | … Continue reading

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 6: Atonement

An address given by René Girard at the American Academy of Religion conference held in San Francisco in 1997. Professor Girard is introduced by James Williams. https://cornerstone-forum.org/podcast/media/VS-06_Atonement.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:39 — 25.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts … Continue reading

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 5: An Informal Talk by Rene Girard in Sonoma 1994

This is a recording made in 1994 of Rene Girard giving a presentation to a group of lay people from Sonoma who had been participating in weekly talks by Gil Bailie. Professor Girard had been invited by Gil Bailie to … Continue reading

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 4: Christianity and Mimetic Theory – Christian Anti-Semitism

This is a presentation of René Girard given at the 1993 meeting of the Colloquium of Violence and Religion held at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. https://cornerstone-forum.org/podcast/media/VS-04_CMT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:01 — 22.9MB) | … Continue reading

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Violence & the Sacred Episode 3: Ethnocentrism

This is a recording of a presentation by René Girard given at the 1992 meeting of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion held at Stanford University. https://cornerstone-forum.org/podcast/media/VS-03_ethnocentrism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:53 — 16.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple … Continue reading

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Awakening in the New Year

Which is more difficult, to awaken one who sleeps or to awaken one who, awake, dreams that he is awake? Soren Kierkegaard Some weeks ago I reflected on our American Thanksgiving tradition of civic proclamations of corporate repentance for our sins and gratitude … Continue reading

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