n Koers : Bulletin for Christian Scholarship = Koers : Bulletin vir Christelike Wetenskap - Constructive or destructive violence? Revisiting genocide, necklace burnings and family murders
The geometry of violence: Africa, Girard, modernity, Leonhard Praeg : book review

Volume 72, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0023-270X
  • E-ISSN: 2304-8557



Praeg defines violence in a way that leaves one to ponder the real value of violence, or the futility thereof. In essence, Praeg endeavours to expose the constructive and destructive profiles of violence - both as an attempt to bring about change (whether for the better, remains to be seen) or as a result of interference with traditional ways of regulating societies and those who live and work within them.

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