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The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil.

Author: Lissa McCullough
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This is the first introductory book to show the essential coherence of Simone Weil's enigmatic but remarkable ideas about religion.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lissa McCullough
ISBN: 178076796X 9781780767963
OCLC Number: 885479822
Description: 288 pages ; 22 x 14 cm
Contents: Abbreviations and Textual NotesIntroduction Biographical Groundings Reading Simone Weil1 / Reality and Contradiction Reality: The Irreducible Truth and Affliction The Role of Attention The Negative Role of Will The Value of Contradiction Right Use of Dogma 2 / The Paradox of Desire We Desire the Good The Good Is Absent The Good Is a Nothingness Detachment of Desire Waiting for God The Earthly Criterion (Not) To Speak of Holy Things3 / God and the World Creation as Withdrawal The Absent God "Original Sin" The Self-Emptying God Crucifixion as Redemption Supernatural Harmony4 / Necessity and Obedience Abdication to Necessity Providence BeautySuffering Necessity: Root of Beauty and Suffering Obedience of Matter: Gravity Obedience of Spirit: Grace Amor Fati5 / Grace and Decreation Sin Says "I" Grace Decreates the "I" Nothingness: The Humility of God Heaven and Hell Transparence Compassion Action as Incarnation6 / Conclusion: Weil's Theological Coherence Background Theological Influences Dialectic of Nature and Grace God Beyond Good and Evil Weil's Anonymous ChristianityEndnotesSelected BibliographyIndex

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'This is an extraordinary work that accomplishes what numerous other works on Weil did not: provide a clear and coherent account of the entirety of Weil's religious reflections. It is an exceptional Read more...

 
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