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Notes on Contributors189 NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS James Alison studied in England and Brazil and has taught in Bolivia and Chile. He is the author ofKnowing Jesus (Templegate, 1994), and RaisingAbel (Crossroad, 1996). Beginning August 1997 he will hold the TL. James Chair of Religion at Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana. Gil Bailie is founder and president ofthe Florilegia Institute, a non-profit, educational forum exploring the anthropological uniqueness and historical ramifications ofthe JudeoChristian tradition. In addition to numerous essays, he has published Violence Unveiled: Humanity at the Crossroads (Crossroad, 1995), an application of the work ofRené Girard to contempoary cultural concerns. Andrew Bartlett received his PhD from York University in 1994 and is currently Sessional Lecturer in English at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches courses in writing and the literary criticism. His research interests include representations of sacrificial violence in British fiction ofthe eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Byron Blandís an associate in the Ethics Program at the Center for International Security and Arms Control at Stanford University and a lecturer in the School of Education. He teaches an interdisciplinary peace studies course that is offered in five university departments. He is also an ordained Presbyterian minister. Stefano Cocchetti teaches philosophy at the Technische Universität at ChemnitzZwickau and is the author of Mythos und "Dialektik der Aufklärung. " He publishes regularly on epistemological issues in philosophy and anthropology. Giuseppe Fornari is the author ofthe forthcoming book, The Esoteric Knowledge of the GreeksFrom Orphism to Tragedy: A Sacrificial Reading. He teaches Italian literature in Treviso, Italy. He has published articles on the political thought of Descartes and Pascal, ecology issues, and a mimetic interpretation of solidarity and the symbology of belonging. William. B. Hurlbut received his M.D. from Stanford University School ofMedicine. As a Post-doctoral Fellow he studied Theology and Ethics with Robert Hammerton-Kelly, Dean ofthe chapel at Stanford, and continued these studies with Louis Bouyer ofFrance. He teaches courses in Medicine, Technology and Ethics in the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University. David McCracken is professor ofEnglish and Comparative Religion at the University ofWashington. He has published Wordsworth and the Lake District (Oxford, 1984), The Scandal ofthe Gospels (Oxford, 1994), and other works, including articles on eighteenthcentury , Romantic, and biblical literature. 190Notes on Contributors James Nash received his doctorate in moral theology in 1990 at the Catholic University ofAmerica. He has taught at Catholic University and St. Mary's College ofMaryland, and has published articles on Roman Catholic moral theology in the journals Social Thought, TheLivingLight, and the recent book Introducing the Catechism ofthe Catholic Church. He is currently living in Washington, DC, where he works as a journalist for The Current newspapers.The article published in this volume ??Contagion is a chapter from a book he is now working on which seeks to apply Girard's thought to abortion violence. Lahoucine Ouzgane is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alberta, Canada. He completed his PhD thesis on mimetic desire in several major American novels. He has published on women in Islam, on pedagogy, and has forthcoming articles on Naguib Mahfouz, on North African fiction, and on Composition theory. ...

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ISSN
1930-1200
Print ISSN
1075-7201
Pages
pp. 189-190
Launched on MUSE
2011-01-26
Open Access
No
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