James Alison is a Catholic theologian, priest, and author, who has studied, lived, and worked in Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Spain, America, and England.
Known for his firm but patient insistence on truthfulness regarding gay matters as an ordinary part of basic Christianity, James is dedicated to pastoral outreach.
James has written eight books. His latest is titled, Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice.
James earned a doctorate in theology and serves as a Fellow and Chair of the Education Committee at IMITATIO, an organization that focuses on René Girard’s insights into human behavior and culture.
- James’s faith journey
- René Girard and mimetic theory
- The scapegoat mechanism
- Sacred (or Holy) vs. Mysticism (or Mythification) of Divine as churches crumble
- Intelligence of victim
- Grace and growth
Links and Resources:
Books by James Alison
Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice
René Girard and Mimetic Theory
Leap of Faith Movie with Steve Martin
Beyond Shame by Matthias Roberts
Matthias Roberts on Patreon
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