Our stores are still open, see our trading hours here
FREE SHIPPING FOR ORDERS OVER $99.
WISHLISTS
Our stores are still open, see our trading hours here

Simone Weil and Theology

Paperback|Mar 2013
Product Rating: 0

$36.99

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...


Available in other Formats
Hardback - $110.00

Order now to secure your copy when our stock arrives.
0 Available. Expected to ship in 7 to 8 weeks from Australia.

Expected to ship in 7 to 8 weeks from Australia.

Free Shipping
for orders over $99.

You may also like

eBook
By Faith and Reason eBook
$40.90
$40.90
in stock
Knowledge and Christian Belief Paperback
$29.99
$29.99
in stock
eBook
Faith, Theology, and Psychoanalysis eBook
$26.92
$26.92
in stock
eBook
Science and Theology eBook
$30.52
$30.52
in stock
eBook
Love, Loss, and Abjection eBook
$25.72
$25.72
in stock
eBook
Human and Divine Being eBook
$40.12
$40.12
in stock
eBook
Issues and Fragments eBook
$29.32
$29.32
in stock
eBook
Rorty and the Religious eBook
$32.92
$32.92
in stock
Faith and Reason: Three Views Paperback
$36.99
$36.99
in stock
eBook
Introducing Logic and Critical Thinking eBook
$35.58
$35.58
in stock

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.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 365505
  • Product Code 9780567453839
  • ISBN 0567453839
  • EAN 9780567453839
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury T&t Clark
  • Publication Date Mar 2013
  • Sales Rank 52919
  • Dimensions 215 x 136 x 28mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

A Rebecca Rozelle-stone

A. Rebecca Rozelle-Stone (Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale) is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Rozelle-Stones research interests lie in the intersections of ethical theory and religious thought, as well as in feminist philosophy, philosophy of education, and contemporary Continental thought.
She has co-edited and contributed to The Relevance of the Radical: Simone Weil 100 Years Later (Continuum, 2009).


Aside from Weil, Dr. Rozelle-Stone often engages with the thought of Hannah Arendt, Emmanuel Levinas, Paulo Freire, and Luce Irigaray, especially in investigating different ideas of interpersonal and civic relationships and how these lend themselves to or disable systems of oppression. In addition, she sometimes returns to the social/political thought of American philosophers like John Dewey and Jane Addams, which helped to constitute her early education in philosophy.

  • Introduction: On Being A Paradox; 1. Ahteism And Mysticism; 2. Christology And Religious Pluralism; 3. Human Nature And Decreation; 4. Love And Detachment; 5. Defacement And Beauty; 6. The Intellectual And The Fool; 7. Passivity And Activity; Conclusion: Educating Paradox.

Bestsellers in Philosophy

Man's Search For Meaning Paperback
$36.99
$36.99
in stock
The Universe Next Door (5th Edition) Pb Large Format
The Universe Next Door (5th Edition)
Pb Large Format
(2)Rated 5 stars out of 5
$22.99
$22.99
in stock
Escape From Reason Paperback
$14.99
$14.99
in stock
Australian Author
A Spectator's Guide to World Views (3rd Edition) Paperback
$24.99
$24.99
in stock
7 Men Who Rule the World From the Grave Paperback
$18.99
$18.99
in stock