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Simone Weil: An Apprenticeship in Attention

(Paperback - Dec 2006)
$34.95 - Online Price

Overview

Simone Weil's influence has been enormous and in this age of doubt and uncertainty there is something particularly appealing about this French Jewish writer, for Weil lived out her beliefs. From an early age she was attracted to Bolshevism, became an anarchist and helped Trotsky. She joined the International Red Brigade to fight Franco in the Spanish Civil War. An agnostic, she experienced a profound religious conversion, yet never converted to the Christian faith to which she was so deeply attracted. This clear lucid exposition of her life and work shows how Weil is truly a prophet for our age and an indispensable source of encouragement to all those at the frontiers of religion, both within and without. >

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  • SKU: 9780826474629
  • SKU10: 0826474624
  • Title: Simone Weil: An Apprenticeship in Attention
  • Series: Outstanding Christian Thinkers (Paperback Continuum)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 12
  • Publisher: Continuum
  • Date Published: Dec 2006
  • Pages: 169
  • Weight lbs: 0.54
  • Dimensions: 8.42" L x 5.46" W x 0.53" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Bibliography
  • Themes: Chronological Period | 1900-1949; Cultural Region | French; Theometrics | Academic; Theometrics | Catholic;
  • Category: THEOLOGY
  • Subject: Christian Theology - General

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