February 11, 2022

Girard, Jesus and the defence of the scapegoat

In my last post I described the story about the second century healer Apollonius of Tyana, and how René Girard analysed it as a scapegoating process. […]
January 30, 2022

Girard, Johnson and how we love to hate scapegoats

British public opinion continues to be obsessed with the Prime Minister’s partying during Covid lockdowns. Critics have pointed out that more important things are going on. […]