Letter To A Priest Paperback

by Simone Weil;


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Letter To A Priest

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This letter was addressed by Simone Weil to a French priest living in New York when she was staying there in the autumn of 1942, the day before she left to join the Free French Movement in London. It contains thirty-five expressions of opinion on matters concerning Catholic faith, dogma and institutions, which, she says have occupied her inmost thoughts for many years, and she asks whether each of these opinions is, or is not compatible with her being received into the Church. No reply, so far as is known, was ever made. When she wrote the letter Weil was considered by those who knew her to be 'like a soul in torment, an unhappy soul, an utterly sincere being, whose thinking had all the signs of a deep inner conflict'. Her state of mind becomes clear in the vehemence and immediacy of this work. The concerns she raises are no less fundamental for being highly controversial. Letter to a Priest is required reading for all who have questions about faith and belief.

Letter To A Priest by Simone Weil was published by Taylor & Francis Ltd in April 2002 and is our 59809th best seller. The ISBN for Letter To A Priest is 9780415267670.

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Page last updated 12th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd (April 2002)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Weight90g
Number of Pages80
Thickness4 mm
Height198 mm
Width129 mm
ISBN9780415267670
ISBN-100415267676
Product Code1112053
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