THINGS HIDDEN 98: Mimetic Desire and the Sign of Jonah with Anthony Bartlett

David Gornoski sits down with Anthony Bartlett, author of the book Theology Beyond Metaphysics, for a conversation on approaching semiotics through the work of Rene Girard, how to approach violent passages in the Old Testament, why the Gospel will heal violence in the animal kingdom, why Jesus’ self-sacrifice was so scandalous to the ancient world, […]

THINGS HIDDEN 38: Mimetic Narratives and Symbols in Economics

David Gornoski is joined by the returning Burke Peters for a new THINGS HIDDEN conversation. Burke Peters talks about his recent article on economics and desire; the connection between narratives and symbols to economics; the mindset behind the demands for coercive market regulations; how the Gospel builds a high trust society; the housing market crisis; […]