By applying Rene Girard's scapegoat theory to biblical texts, Schwager offers a revolutionary paradigm of biblical theory.
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Book Description Harper & Row, San Francisco, 1987. Hardcover. First English Language Edition. 243p. A hardcover book in acceptable condition with a dustjacket in good condition. Extensive highlighting and underlining throughout. However, the cover is in very good condition and the binding is tight. The dustjacket has a few small tears at the top. Spine faded. Otherwise intact. Schwager rejects the view of God in the Old Testament as a violent Being, and instead traces the themes of condemnation of violence in both Testaments. Bookseller Inventory # 143505
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0062507664I5N00
Book Description Harpercollins March 1987, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Very good condition. Dust jacket is protected in archival quality mylar. INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS : PLEASE EMAIL PRIOR TO PURCHASE FOR SHIPPING COST QUOTE. Bookseller Inventory # 88421
Book Description Harper & Row Pub., San Francisco, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Hardcover, Perspectives, Notes. Book builds upon the celebrated theory of Rene Girard's scapegoat mechanism, which asserts that violence is at the root of all human society - in this case the theory is tested and validated as Schwager applies it to the Bible. Controversial. Boot has a tiny spot or two on the bottom edge - a tight copy. Dust jacket shows a small tear at rear top fore edge corner otherwise a bright, attractive dust jacket. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 009347
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Must There Be Scapegoats: Violence and Redemption in the Bible. Bookseller Inventory # Amz5112554
Book Description Harpercollins, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0062507664
Book Description Harpercollins, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0062507664