1st Edition

In Search of the Spiritual Gabriel Marcel, Psychoanalysis and the Sacred

By Paul Marcus Copyright 2013
    234 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book is a most impressive and important study of the presence of the spiritual and the sacred in the writings of the twentieth century French philosopher Gabriel Marcel, offering immense help in understanding Marcel and in seeing the usefulness of his ideas in psychoanalysis.

    Preface -- Introduction -- Creative experience as the birthplace of the transcendent -- On refinding God during chemotherapy -- Reflections on moments of grace -- On the quiet virtue of humility -- Summoned to courage -- Maintaining personal dignity in the face of the mass society -- On fidelity and betrayal in love relationships -- The kiss


    Marcus, Paul