Forthcoming events

17-25 September: Bogotá, Colombia

Recent updates

Failure and Perfection - a contribution to the volume entitled “Perfection” from the “Oneing” series, published by the Center for Action and Contemplation.

Cinderela vai ao baile (Portuguese)

James Alison speaks to the America magazine on René Girard, the French historian, literary critic, philosopher of social science, and pioneer of anthropological philosophy:



Love in a changing climate - article published by the British weekly The Tablet.

Taking Cinderella to the Ball: How a mimetic anthropology restores the theological virtue of hope (text, pdf, epub) - Presentation for COV&R at SLU, St Louis, Missouri (8 July 2015). Video:


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James’ latest work, a video curriculum for small groups called Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice, is now available for purchase. Also available are books in printed and Kindle editions.