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Tag Archives: scapegoat
Jottings on Sin: Relating feminist and mimetic hamartiologies?
I went on a database crawl last night looking for material by Mary McClintock Fulkerson, and have read lightly through a few papers that have prompted these still-embryonic thoughts about connections between the understandings of sin in traditional, feminist, and … Continue reading
Open Letter to NCAA and Penn State from a Catholic
Dear people, I am not a sports fan, but perhaps this gives me the same kind of useful outsider’s perspective that non-Catholics had on the sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic church. The similarities in the two situations are, … Continue reading
Posted in Moral theology, Uncategorized Tagged catholic, paterno, penn state, scapegoat, sex abuse scandal, structural sin 4 Comments
I just spent three days at the Theology and Peace workshop based on the mimetic anthropology of Rene Girard. I’ll write more about it later — it was a terrific conference — but for now I’ll just say, I really … Continue reading
Summarizing Mimetic Anthropology
This summary (taken straight from my draft term paper) provides some background on the mimetic approach to theological anthropology and the atonement from which I frequently tend to work. It is based on the work of Rene Girard and of … Continue reading
Posted in Theological anthropology, Uncategorized Tagged Alison, atonement, Girard, leguin, mimetic, scapegoat 3 Comments