Summary: Rene Girard holds up the gospels as mirrors that reveal our broken humanity, and shows that they also reflect a new reality that can make us whole. Like Simone Weil, Girard looks at the Bible as a map of human behavior, and sees Jesus Christ as the turning point leading to new life.The title echoes Jesus' words: ''I saw Satan falling like lightning from heaven''. Girard persuades us that even as our world grows increasingly violent the power of the Christ-event is so great that the e ...show morevils of scapegoating and sacrifice are being defeated even now. A new community, God's nonviolent kingdom, is being realized -- even now. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 01
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