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Simone Weil - philosopher, religious thinker, mystic, social/political activist - is notoriously difficult to categorize, since her life and writings challenge traditional academic boundaries. As many scholars have recognized, she set out few, if any, systematic theories, especially when it came to religious ideas. In this book, A. Rebecca Rozelle-Stone and Lucian Stone illuminate the ways in which Weil stands outside Western theological tradition by her use of paradox to resist the clamoring for greater degrees of certainty. Beyond a facile fallibilism, Simone Weil's ideas about the super-natural, love, Christianity, and spiritual action, and indeed, her seeming endorsement of a sort of atheism, detachment, foolishness, and passivity, begin to unravel old assumptions about what it is to encounter the divine.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Professor A.Rebecca Rozelle-Stone, Professor Lucian Stone
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9780567537249
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 427 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Philosophy of religion, Theology