Bibliography of Literature on the Mimetic Theory vol. XXXXIII
by Dietmar Regensburger

We invite you to send books, articles and references dealing with René Girard and Mimetic Theory in digital formats via email or print copies to Girard-Documentation, c/o Dr. Dietmar Regensburger, University of Innsbruck, Karl-Rahner-Platz 1, A-6020 Innsbruck / Austria.

 

1) Books concerning the entire work of René Girard

Kaplan, Grant. René Girard, Unlikely Apologist: Mimetic Theory and Fundamental Theology. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2016.

Kirwan, Michael, and Hidden, Sheelah Treflé (ed.). Mimesis and Atonement: René Girard and the Doctrine of Salvation. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 5. New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2016.

 

2) Articles concerning the entire work of René Girard

Avery, Vanessa J. “Whither Girard and Islam? Reflections on Text and Context.” In Bulletin for the Study of Religion 45/3-4 (2016): 29-34.

Chantre, Benoit. “René Girard und Raymund Schwager: Zwei Brüder im Geiste.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 56-72. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Di Blasi, Luca. “Within and Beyond Mimetic Desire.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 39–54. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Feldman, Karen S. “On Girard’s Biblical Realism.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 55–68. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Kirwan, Michael. “Raymund Schwager und René Girard: Ein anthropologisch-theologisches Gespräch.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 86-99. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Mucignat, Rosa. “For a Comparative Topography of Desire: Mimetic Theory and the World Map.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 133–146. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Niewiadomski, Józef. “Vernünftige Gründe für die Apokalypse: René Girards anthropologische Analyse der Krisenphänomene.” Herder-Korrespondenz 70/1 (2016): 28-31.

Palaver, Wolfgang. “‘Die paradoxale Einheit alles Religiösen’: Die mimetische Theorie Rene Girards aus der Sicht des Briefwechsels mit Raymund Schwager.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 73-85. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Peter, Karin. “Rekurrieren auf die Bibel: Entwicklung von und Auseinandersetzung mit bibelhermeneutischen Aspekten im Briefwechsel zwischen Raymund Schwager und René Girard.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 40-55. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Ricciardi, Alessia. “Desiring Proust: Girard against Deleuze.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 17–38. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Wandinger, Nikolaus. “Religion und Gewalt – ein Zwillingspaar? Einsichten aus der mimetischen Theorie R. Girards.” In Gewalt im Namen Gottes – ein bleibendes Problem?, edited by Datterl, Monika, Guggenberger, Wilhelm, and Paganini, Claudia, 15-34. theologische trends 25. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press, 2016.

Webb, Eugene. “René Girard and the Symbolism of Religious Sacrifice.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 165-84. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

 

3) Reviews about single works of René Girard

Hinz, Thorsten. “Archaischer Islam. Review of ‘Gewalt und Religion: Ursache oder Wirkung?’, by René Girard.” In Sezession no. 40 (February 2011): 45.

 

4) Books with references to René Girard

Flood, Derek. Disarming Scripture: Cherry-Picking Liberals, Violence-Loving Conservatives, and Why We All Need to Learn to Read the Bible Like Jesus Did. Metanoia Books, 2014.

Flood, Derek. Healing the Gospel: A Radical Vision for Grace, Justice, and the Cross. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Pub, 2012.

Froemming, David R. Salvation Story: A Biblical Commentary on Human Violence and Godly Peace. Searcy, AR: Resource Publications, 2016.

Laird, Martin, and Hidden, Sheelah Treflé (ed.). The Practice of the Presence of God: Theology as a Way of Life. London and New York: Routledge: 2016.

Matthes, Melissa M. The Rape of Lucretia and the Founding of Republics: Readings in Livy, Machiavelli, and Rousseau. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

McLaren, Brian. The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion Is Seeking a Better Way to Be Christian. New York: Convergent Books: 2016.

Mishra, Pankaj. Age of Anger: A History of the Present. London: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

Niewiadomski, Józef (ed.). Das Drama Der Freiheit Im Disput: Die Kerngedanken der Theologie Raymund Schwagers. Freiburg: Herder, 2017.

Rohr, Richard. Dancing Standing Still: Healing the World from a Place of Prayer: A New Edition of a Lever and a Place to Stand. New York: Paulist Press, 2014.

Rosenberg, Randall S. The Givenness of Desire: Human Subjectivity and the Natural Desire to See God. Lonergan Studies. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.

Thomä, Dieter. Puer Robustus: Eine Philosophie des Störenfrieds. Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2016.

Viertmann, Christine. Der Sündenbock in der öffentlichen Kommunikation: Schuldzuweisungsrituale in der Medienberichterstattung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2015.

Worms, Frédéric. Les maladies chroniques de la démocratie. Paris: Groupe éditions DDB, 2017.

Zimmermann, Hans Dieter. Verwandlungen: Von Menschenopfern und Gottesopfern. St. Ottilien: Eos, 2014.

 

5) Articles with references to René Girard

Antonello, Pierpaolo, and Webb, Heather. “Introduction.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, ix-liv. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Frazier, Jessica. “From Slaughtered Lambs to Dedictaed Lives: Sacrifice as Value-Bestowed.” In Sacrifice and Modern Thought, edited by Johannes Zachhuber and Julia Meszaros, 100-14. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Gans, Eric. “On the One Medium.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 07-15. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Hess, Sue-Anne. “The Creative Non-Violent Approach of Walter Wink.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 135-48. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Jackson, Justin A.: “Review of ‘Mimesis and Theory: Essays on Literature and Criticism, 1953–2005’, by Robert Doran.” In Christianity & Literature 60/4 (2011): 677-81.

Killeen, Marie-Chantal. “Review of ‘Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: René Girard and Literary Criticism’, ed. by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb.” In French Studies 71/1 (2017): 131-32.

Klindienst, Patricia. “The Voice of the Shuttle Is Ours.” In Sexuality and Gender in the Classical World, edited by Laura K. McClure, 257-92. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers Ltd, 2002.

Moosbrugger, Mathias. “Das schlagende Herz der Dramatischen Theologie Raymund Schwagers.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 23-39. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Niewiadomski, Józef. “Dogma und dramatische Geschichte als Schlusspunkt einer theologischen Biographie.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 135-160. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Niewiadomski, Jozef. “Dramatyczny wymiar dialogu miedzyreligijnego.” In Wolnosc ocalona: Chrzescijanskie swiatlo na ludzkich drogach, edited by Adamczyk, Thomasz, 347-460. Lublin: Towarzystwo Naukowe, 2016.

Niewiadomski, Jozef. “Mut zur Dramatik. Raymund Schwagers Ringen mit dem Problem der Freiheit.“ In Das Drama Der Freiheit Im Disput: Die Kerngedanken der Theologie Raymund Schwagers, edited by Niewiadomski, Józef , 7-19.  Freiburg: Herder, 2017.

Palaver, Wolfgang. “Über das Böse und die Satanische Versuchung seiner Bekämpfung.“ In Das Drama Der Freiheit Im Disput: Die Kerngedanken der Theologie Raymund Schwagers, edited by Józef Niewiadomski, 166-81. Freiburg: Herder, 2017.

Ray, Larry. “Mark of Cain: Shame, Desire and Violence.” In European Journal of Social Theory 16/3 (2013): 292-309.

Sandler, Willibald: “Denn sie wissen, was sie tun: Freiheit, Heilsverantwortung und Erlösbarkeit des Menschen bei Raymund Schwager und Karl Rahner.” In Das Drama Der Freiheit Im Disput: Die Kerngedanken der Theologie Raymund Schwagers, edited by Niewiadomski, Józef , 116-49.  Freiburg: Herder, 2017.

Sandler, Willibald. “The Risk of Redemption: Outline of a Dramatic Theology.” In The Quest for Human and Cosmic Fullness: A Multidisciplinary Enquire, edited by Doss, Mohan, and Vonach, Andreas, 83-104. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press, 2015.

Schneider, Heinrich. “Österreich in Acht und Bann: Ein Schritt zur politisch integrierten ‘Wertegemeinschaft?’.” In Integration 23/2 (2000): 120-48.

Siebenrock, Roman. “Von Mächten und Gewalten: Systematisch-theologische Überlegungen zum ‘Hexenwahn’.” In Ein Fels in der Brandung? Bischof Golser und der Innsbrucker Hexenprozess von 1485, edited by Exenberger, Andreas, 201-18. Kufstein: IMT Verlag, 2015.

Siebenrock, Roman. “Universalgeschichtliche Versöhnung im Zeichen des kirchlichen Dogmas? Zur geschichtlich-politischen Kriteriologie des Handelns Gottes nach Raymund Schwager.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 197-220. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

 

6) Books applying the mimetic theory

Anspach, Mark R. Vengeance in Reverse: The Tangled Loops of Violence, Myth, and Madness. East Lansing: MSU Press, 2017.

Bailie, Gil. God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love. Kettering, Ohio: Angelico Press, 2016.

Bellinger, Charles K. Jesus v. Abortion: They Know Not What They Do. Theopolitical Visions. Melbourne: Cascade Books, 2016.

Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel (eds.). Mimesis, Movies, and Media. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

DiStefano, Matthew. All Set Free: How God Is Revealed in Jesus and Why That Is Really Good News. Searcy, AR: Resource Publications, 2015.

DiStefano, Matthew. From the Blood of Abel: Humanity’s Root Causes of Violence and the Bible’s Theological-Anthropological Solution. Quoir, 2016.

Douglas, Kelly Brown. Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015.

Humbert, David. Violence in the Films of Alfred Hitchcock: A Study in Mimesis. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2017.

Lawtoo, Nidesh. Conrad’s Shadow: Catastrophe, Mimesis, Theory. Studies in Violence, Mimesis, and Culture. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2016.

Marr, Andrew. Moving and Resting in God’s Desire: A Spirituality of Peace. Three Rivers, MI: St. Gregory’s Abbey Press, 2015.

Rabe, André. Desire Found Me. Andre Rabe Publishing, 2014.

Scubla, Lucien. Giving Life, Giving Death: Psychoanalysis, Anthropology, Philosophy. MSU Press, 2016.

Warren, James. Jesus and the Magician. North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2016.

 

7) Articles applying the mimetic theory

Bubbio, Paolo Diego. “The Self in Crisis: Watching ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Homeland’ with Girard and Hegel.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 171-88. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Buch, Robert. “Mimetic Desire and Monstrous Doubles in Jonathan Littell’s ‘The Kindly Ones’.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 265–278. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Burgwinkle, Bill. “René Girard and (Medieval) Sanctity: A Reappraisal.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 101–112. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Cowdell, Scott. “Against Romantic Love: Mimeticism and Satire in Woody Allen’s ‘Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona’, ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’, and ‘To Rome with Love’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 129-36. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Dalziell, Rosamund. “Media, Murder and Memoir: Girardian Baroque in Robert Drewe’s ‘The Shark Net’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 171-88. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Delicata, Nadia. “Towards a Theology of Friendship in the ‘Global Village’.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 97-116. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

DiBattista, Maria. “Jealousy and Novelistic Knowledge.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 3–16. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Dumouchel, Paul. “Mirrors of Nature: Artificial Agents in real life and virtual worlds.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 51-60. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Fleming, Chris. “The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 33-48. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Formisano, Marco. “The Desire to Be You: The Discourse of Praise for the Roman Emperor.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 81–100. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Girard, René. “APPENDIX: Literature and Christianity: A Personal View.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 279–290. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Goodhart, Sandor. “The Self and Other People: Reading Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation with René Girard and Emmanuel Levinas.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 49-62. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Gragnolati, Manuele, and Webb, Heather. “Dubbiosi Disiri: Mimetic Processes in Dante’s Comedy.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 113–132. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Hodge, Joel. “Reconciliation as Resistance: Martyrdom in East Timor.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 289-304. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Hodge, Joel. “Superheroes, Scapegoats and Saviours: Mimesis, Sacred Violence, and the Redemptive Vision of ‘The Dark Knight’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 61-76. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Holzhey, Christoph F. E. “Recantation without Conversion: Desire, Mimesis, and the Paradox of Engagement in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Petrolio.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 233–252. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Humbert, David. “Eyes Wide Shut: Mimesis and Historical Memory in Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 117-28. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Kiraly, Angela. “Bosnian Children of Command Rape.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 319-32. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Las Casas Rolland, Miguel de. “From Fracturing Resemblances to Restorative Differences: Identity, Conflict, and Mimetic Desire among the Maya Tzotzil Chamula of Chiapas Mexico.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 353-86. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Lawtoo, Nidesh. “The Mimetic E-Motion: From ‘The Matrix’ to ‘Avatar’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 89-104. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

MacDonald, Debra E. “Sanctified Victimage on Page and Screen: ‘The Hunger Games’ as Prophetic Media.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 77-88. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Menon, Rupa. “India and Pakistan: Changing Trajectory: The Role of Karma Within a Framework Of Reconciliation.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 247-66. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Merrill, Trevor Cribben. “Jonathan Franzen’s Novelistic Conversion.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 253–264. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Moore, Steve. “Seeding Reconciliation in a Theatre of War: A New Role for Military Chaplains.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 231-46. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Morrow, Duncan. “There Is a Crack in Everything … New Relationships for Self and Other in Northern Ireland.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 267-88. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Niewiadomski, Józef (2015): “Hetzjagden der Gegenwart und die Frage nach dem Kreuz: René Girard und Raymund Schwagers Impulse zu einer gegenwartsbezogenen Soteriologie.“ In: Ökumenische Rundschau 64/2 (2015): 165-83.

Niewiadomski, Józef. “Das Opfer-Täter-Verhängnis und die Frage nach dem Letzten Gericht.” In Erben der Gewalt: Zum Umgang mit Unrecht, Leid und Krieg / Eredi della violenza. Sulle problematiche di ingiustizia, dolore e guerra, edited by Ernesti, J. Fistill, U., and Lintner M., 101-16. Brixner Theologisches Jahrbuch 2014. Innsbruck: Tyrolia, 2015.

O’Carroll, John. “The Scapegoat Mechanism and the Media: Beyond the Folk Devil Paradigm.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 17-32. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Osborn, Carly. “A Beautiful Crisis? Ang Lee’s Film Adaptation of ‘The Ice Storm’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 137-48. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Pahl, Jon. “Clashing Minorities, Converging Majorities: Toward a Coming Religious Peace.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 117-34. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Paik, Peter. “Apocalypse of the Therapeutic: ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ and the Death of Mimetic Desire.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 105-16. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Palaver, Wolfgang. “Vom sakralisierten archaischen Eigentumsbegriff zur vorrangigen Option für die Armen: die Eigentumsethik der katholischen Soziallehre.” In Armut und Gerechtigkeit: Christliche und islamische Perspektiven, edited by Ströbele, Christian, et.al. 225-235. Theologisches Forum Christentum – Islam. Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet, 2016.

Praeg, Leonhard. “Rethinking Girardian Reconciliation: The Myth of the Exception.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 215-28. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Quint, David. “Nobody’s Fault: Dickens, René Girard, and the Novel.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 147–160. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Redekop, Vern Neufeld, and Ryba, Thomas. “Introduction: Deep-Rooted Conflict, Reconciliation and Mimetic Theory.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 1-14. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Redekop, Vern Neufeld. “Blessing-Based Reconciliation in the Face of Violence.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 63-94. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Richardson, Frank, and Frost, Kathryn. “Psychology, Hermeneutic Philosophy, and Girardian Thought: Toward a Creative Mimesis.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 185-214. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Ryba, Thomas. “Cowboy Metaphysics, the Virtuous-Enough Cowboy, and Mimetic Desire in Stephen Fears’ ‘The Hi-Lo Country’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 149-67. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Sandler, Willibald. “Erben der Gewalt und Miterben Christi (1914-2014).” In Erben der Gewalt: Zum Umgang mit Unrecht, Leid und Krieg / Eredi della violenza. Sulle problematiche di ingiustizia, dolore e guerra, edited by Ernesti, J. Fistill, U., and Lintner M., 171-90. Brixner Theologisches Jahrbuch 2014. Innsbruck: Tyrolia, 2015.

Sandler, Willibald: “Gewalt Gottes – Gewalt im Namen Gottes: Was Gott mit Naturkatastrophen zu tun hat.” In Gewalt im Namen Gottes – ein bleibendes Problem?, edited by Datterl, Monika, Guggenberger, Wilhelm, and Paganini, Claudia, 35-54. theologische trends 25. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press, 2016.

Schramm, Jan-Melissa. “‘Let Us Carve Him as a Feast Fit for the Gods’: Girard and Unjust Execution in Nineteenth-Century Narrative.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 161–174. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Siebenrock, Roman. “‘Gewalt ist kein Name Gottes!’ Gewaltverwindung als Grundthema einer christlichen Theologie in Zeiten apokalyptischer Verschärfung.” In Urkatastrophe: Die Erfahrung des Krieges 1914-1918 im Spiegel zeitgenössischer Theologie, edited by Negel, Joachim, and Pinggéra, Karl, 515-38. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2016.

Smith, Peter. “Improvising the Practice of Nonresistance as Creative Mimesis.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 149-62. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Stirbys, Cynthia. “Mimesis, Residential Schools and Reconciliation.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 305-18. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Sudlow, Brian. “Deceit, Desire, Violence, and Death in the Short Stories of Georges Bernanos.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 189–204. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Tan, Matthew J.P, and Hodge, Joel. “Conversion in ‘Dexter’.” In Mimesis, Movies, and Media, edited by Cowdell, Scott, Fleming, Chris, and Hodge, Joel, 201-210. Violence, Desire, and the Sacred 3. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Thomson, Cameron. “Mimetic Desire, Aphetic Mimesis, and Reconciliation as the Nexus of Letting Go and Turning Around.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 19-48. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Wandinger, Nikolaus. “Steter Tropfen höhlt den Stein … Bemerkungen über die Entwicklung einiger Aspekte der Erbsündenlehre im Dialog von Raymund Schwager und Rene Girard.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 100-15. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Wandinger, Nikolaus. “‘We Forgive and ask Forgiveness’: The Papal Prayers for Forgiveness in Mimetic Perspective—With an Afterthought on Recent Cases of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Church Officials.” In René Girard and Creative Reconciliation, edited by Vern Neufeld Redekop and Thomas Ryba, 333-52. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014.

Welge, Jobst. “Desire, Deceit, and Defeat in the Work of Roberto Arlt.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 219–232. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

Williams, James G. “Freundschaft, Opfer und Rechtgläubigkeit: Gedanken zum Briefwechsel zwischen Raymund Schwager und Rene Girard.” In Auf dem Weg zur Neubewertung der Tradition: Die Theologie von Raymund Schwager und sein neu erschlossener Nachlass, edited by Moosbrugger, Mathias, and Niewiadomski, Józef, 116-32. Freiburg i. Br.: Herder, 2015.

Wittman, Laura. “Mimetic Desire in Otherworldly Narratives.” In Mimesis, Desire, and the Novel: Rene Girard and Literary Criticism, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Heather Webb, 205–218. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2015.

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