Jesus’s persecution looks like the Saturnalia sacrificial festival of the Romans as well as the scapegoat ritual of Leviticus and the Greek pharmakos purge. This was a feature of Jesus’s plan in demonstrating the ugly reality of how humans make culture, order, and peace. Find out how this social mechanism Jesus uncovers operates in world history and political power.
THINGS HIDDEN picks up the headlines and uncovers the similar patterns in history so that we can discover the error of collective coercion.
Those seeking a first-class education of Rene Girard’s mimetic theory applied to current events will not want to miss this series.