Every once and a while I mention Girard on a Sunday and people have been intrigued. So here is a new series introducing the ideas of Girard and eventually my theological takes on Girard.
Part 4: The Adversary
This time we’re talking about the devil. Actually, we’re talking about what Girard calls a triple correspondence between the founding murder, the lie that covers it, and the adversary. What does it mean to be under the power of Satan? What does it mean to use the power of Satan? And how do we free ourselves from the control of an adversary over the human story?