Violence Unveiled

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The chapter uses the theoretical approach of the French-American anthropologist and literary critic Rene Girard to analyse the manner in which the doctrine of Atonement has been directly applied within the context of Northern Ireland politics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMimesis and Atonement
EditorsMichael Kirwan, Sheelah Trefle Hidden
Place of PublicationNew York and London
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing
ISBN (Print)978-1-5013-2542-7
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2017


  • Religion and conflict
  • Peace studies
  • Northern Ireland
  • Rene Girard

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    Morrow, D. (2017). Violence Unveiled. In M. Kirwan, & S. Trefle Hidden (Eds.), Mimesis and Atonement (pp. 85-97). Bloomsbury Publishing.