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Intimations of Christianity Among The Greeks




ISBN 9780415186629
Published May 13, 1998 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book is a collection of Simone Weil's writings, which reflect her intellectual and spiritual concerns, on Greek thought. It discusses how precursors to Christian religious ideas can be found in ancient Greek mythology, literature and philosophy.

Table of Contents

I God's Quest for Man -- II The Laments of Electra and the Recognition of Orestes -- III Antigone -- IV The Iliad, Poem of Might -- V Zeus and Prometheus -- VI Prometheus -- VII God in Plato -- VIII Divine Love in Creation -- IX The Symposium of Plato -- X The Republic -- XI The Pythagorean Doctrine -- XII A Sketch of a History of Greek Science.

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