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The Trinitarian Self: The Key to the Puzzle of Violence
Description: The Trinitarian Self argues that the insights of three key authors--Soren Kierkegaard, Eric Voegelin, and Rene Girard--can be synthesized to produce a Trinitarian theological anthropology. Their reflections on the deep roots of human behavior illuminate three structural dimensions of human existence: the temporal trajectory of selfhood, the vertical axis (God ...more
Paperback, 167 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Pickwick Publications
(first published 2008)
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This is the best book I've read this year. As Dr. Bellinger builds up to his theses on why humans commit acts of violence, he gives a clear and helpful introduction to Kierkegaard, Voeglin, and Girard which I found invaluable. I will certainly be reading more on this subject thanks to this book.