Neither Angel nor Beast: The Life and Work of Blaise Pascal

Neither Angel nor Beast: The Life and Work of Blaise Pascal

by Francis X.J. Coleman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138976948
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/11/2016
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Part 1: Scenes from the Life of Pascal 1. A Sister’s Biography 2. A Witch’s Spell 3. Pious Appraisals 4. The ‘Mémorial 5. Probing Nature and the Heart 6. Coming to Terms with God 7. The Nascent Polemicist 8. Letters to Family, Friends and Savants 9. God’s Champion Part 2: Views on the Works of Pascal I The Provincial Letters 10. The Politics of Orthodoxy 11. An Innocent Astonished 12. The Wiles of the Casuists 13. An Innocent on the Defensive II The Pensées 14. The Supreme Apologist 15. How to Sway the Doubtful 16. Man Without God 17. Man With God 18. The Wager 19. The Heart 20. The Mystery of Jesus 21. Life in the Church. Conclusion

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