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Intimations of Christianity among the ancient Greeks

Author: Simone Weil
Publisher: London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1957.
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Intimations of Christianity Among the Ancient Greeks discusses how precursors to Christian religious ideas can be found in ancient Greek mythology, literature and philosophy.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone Weil
ISBN: 0710085249 9780710085245 0415186625 9780415186629
OCLC Number: 4150022
Notes: "Consists of chapters from Le source grecque ... and Les intuitions pre-̀chretiennes."
Description: vii, 208 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: God's quest for Man --
The laments of Electra and the recognition of Orestes --
Antigone --
The Iliad, poem of Might --
Zeus and Prometheus --
Prometheus --
God in Plato --
Divine love in creation --
The symposium of Plato --
The Republic --
The Pythagorean doctrine --
A sketch of history of Greek science.
Responsibility: by Simone Weil ; edited and translated by Elizabeth Chase Geissbuhler.


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