Three Outsiders: Pascal, Kierkegaard, Simone Weil

Three Outsiders: Pascal, Kierkegaard, Simone Weil

by Diogenes Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597525790

ISBN-13: 9781597525794

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers

The three outsiders are Blaise Pascal, Soren Kierkegaard, and Simone Weil. They were outsiders because they distanced themselves from the institutional church and also the societies around them in their respective eras. They believed that the church failed to take seriously the profound and disturbing relationship with God which is in Jesus Christ. From their

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The three outsiders are Blaise Pascal, Soren Kierkegaard, and Simone Weil. They were outsiders because they distanced themselves from the institutional church and also the societies around them in their respective eras. They believed that the church failed to take seriously the profound and disturbing relationship with God which is in Jesus Christ. From their position "outside they questioned the assumptions, practices, and understandings of their church and secular contemporaries. Each produced profoundly original but difficult writings (often in uncompleted fragments), which Professor Allen has organized and interpreted for anyone who asks the question, "How am I to be a Christian?""

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597525794
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
688,037
Product dimensions:
(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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