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Waiting for God

Author: Simone Weil; Joseph Marie Perrin; Emma Craufurd; Leslie A Fiedler
Publisher: New York [New York] : HarperPerennial ModernClassics, 2009. ©1951
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : First Harper Perennial Modern Classics editionView all editions and formats
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"Emerging from the thought-provoking discussions and correspondence Simone Weil had with the Reverend Father Perrin, this classic collection of essays contains the renowned philosopher and social activist's most profound meditations on the relationship of human life to the realm of the transcendent. An enduring masterwork and 'one of the most neglected resources of our century' (Adrienne Rich), 'Waiting for God'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essay
essays
Personal correspondence
Records and correspondence
Essays
Correspondance privée
Essais
Correspondence
Named Person: Simone Weil; Joseph Marie Perrin; Joseph Marie Perrin; Simone Weil
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone Weil; Joseph Marie Perrin; Emma Craufurd; Leslie A Fiedler
ISBN: 9780061718960 0061718963
OCLC Number: 232978263
Notes: Correspondence, chiefly to J.M. Perrin, and essays.
Translation of: Attente de Dieu.
"P.S. : insights, interviews & more...": pages 1-22 (3rd group).
Description: xxxiv, 151, 22 pages : 1 portrait ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Leslie A. Fiedler --
Letters. Letter I. Hesitations concerning baptism ; Letter II. Same subject ; Letter III. About her departure ; Letter IV. Spiritual autobiography ; Letter V. Her intellectual vocation ; Letter VI. Last thoughts --
Essays. Reflections on the right use of school studies with a view to the love of God ; The love of God and affliction ; Forms of the implicit love of God (The love of our neighbor ; Love of the order of the world ; The love of religious practices ; Friendship ; Implicit and explicit love) ; Concerning the Our Father.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Other Titles: Attente de Dieu.
Responsibility: Simone Weil ; translated by Emma Craufurd ; with an introduction by Leslie A. Fiedler.

Abstract:

"Emerging from the thought-provoking discussions and correspondence Simone Weil had with the Reverend Father Perrin, this classic collection of essays contains the renowned philosopher and social activist's most profound meditations on the relationship of human life to the realm of the transcendent. An enduring masterwork and 'one of the most neglected resources of our century' (Adrienne Rich), 'Waiting for God' will continue to influence spiritual and political thought for centuries to come."--Back cover.

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