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Wolfgang Palaver


Wolfgang Palaver is Professor of Catholic Social Thought in the Department of Systematic Theology at the University of Innsbruck. From 2007 to 2011, he was president of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion. He has written books on religion and violence, Thomas Hobbes, Carl Schmitt and René Girard, including Transforming the Sacred into Saintliness: Reflecting on Violence and Religion with René Girard. He has also written a piece on Mahatma Gandhi’s understanding of nonviolence for the journal Religions.

Books by Wolfgang Palaver

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