john the baptist

The Winnowing of John - How Rene Girard helps me understand John the Baptist

The Winnowing of John - How Rene Girard helps me understand John the Baptist

Perhaps Girard's most striking and controversial proposal is that God is not violent - that there is no violence at all in God.  Now, if you've actually read the Bible, this might sound nonsensical.  Girard, however detects an evolving understanding of God in the Hebrew Scriptures, culminating in the non-violent revelation of God in Jesus Christ.