Cesáreo Bandera's A Refuge of Lies: Reflections on Faith and Fiction (Studies PDF

By Cesáreo Bandera

Erich Auerbach’s seminal Mimesis: The illustration of fact in Western Literature was once released greater than sixty years in the past and is deservedly thought of a vintage. The booklet introduced into concentration the elemental distinction that exists among the 2 easy techniques to the textual illustration of truth in Western tradition. those “styles,” as Auerbach referred to as them, have been archetypically displayed in Homer’s poems and within the outdated testomony, respectively. Auerbach’s differentiation is the place to begin for Bandera’s insightful paintings, which expands and develops in this thought in numerous key methods. one of many extra major transformations among the 2 kinds transcends and grounds the entire others. It issues the reality of every of the 2 archetypal texts, or quite, the perspective exhibited in these texts in regards to the reality of what they narrate. Auerbach, Bandera notes, is surprised on the Bible’s “passionate” obstacle for the reality of what it says—a predicament he came across absent in Homer. Bandera unearths that what the prophet Isaiah known as “a shelter of lies” defines Homer’s paintings. He attracts on his personal learn and René Girard’s concept of the sacred to strengthen an better viewpoint of the connection among those texts.

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