Simone Weil and Theology Hardback

by A.Rebecca Rozelle-Stone; Lucian Stone;

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Simone Weil and Theology

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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.

Simone Weil and Theology by A.Rebecca Rozelle-Stone; Lucian Stone was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in March 2013. The ISBN for Simone Weil and Theology is 9780567537249.

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Details for Simone Weil and Theology

Page last updated 28th April 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (March 2013)
Number of Pages192
Thickness23 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code4034796
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