Alberg, Jeremiah, 1957-

Beneath the veil of the strange verses : reading scandalous texts / Jeremiah L. Alberg. - East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2013. - 1 online resource (xviii, 141 pages). - JSTOR eBooks Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture series . - Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1. The Language of Scandal and the Scandal of Language""; ""2. The Fascination of Friedrich Nietzsche""; ""3. The Scandal of Jean-Jacques Rousseau""; ""4. The Interpretation of Dante Alighieri""; ""5. The Lesson of the Gospels""; ""6. The Challenge of Flannery O�Connor""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Subject Index""; ""Index of Scripture Passages""

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Philosophical anthropology.
Scandals.
Scandals in literature.
Violence.
Violence in the Bible.
Sacrifice.
Forgiveness.

BD450 / .A45635 2013

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