Preaching the Word in a Culture of Violence

Diana Culbertson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2004

Issue: Violence (Vol. 24, No 1, Winter, 2004)

As René Girard has shown, ritual sacrifice has been a part of every human culture—but one that finally produces violence rather than overcoming it. Christians must take great care in speaking of the “sacrifice” of Jesus.

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