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Waiting on God (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Simone Weil


194 pages

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A work first published in English in 1951, Waiting on God forms the best possible introduction to the work of Simone Weil, for it brings us into direct contact with this amazing personality, at once so pure, so ardent, so utterly sincere, yet normally so reserved that only her closest friends guessed the secrets of her inner life.

The first part of the book concerns her letters written to the Reverend Father Perrin, O.P., who befriended her at Marseilles and, the only priest she knew, became her intimate friend. The second part of the book concerns essays and reflections on such subjects as education, human affliction and the love of God, prayer, and forms of the implicit love of God.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Letters 1. Hesitations Concerning Baptism 2. Same Subject 3. About her Departure Part 2: Letters of Farewell 4. Her spiritual Autobiography 5. Her Intellectual Vocation 6. Last Thoughts Part 3: Essays 7. Reflections on the Right use of School Studies with a View to the Love of God 8. The Love of God and Affliction 9. Forms of the Implicit love of God 10. The Love of Our Neighbour 11. Love of the Order of the World 12. The Love of Religious Practices 13. Friendship 14. Implicit and Explicit Love 15. Concerning the 'Our Father' 16. The Three Sons of Noah and the History of Mediterrean Civilisation

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Routledge Revivals

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Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General