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The Maritain Factor:Taking Religion into Interward Modernism / Edition 1

The Maritain Factor:Taking Religion into Interward Modernism / Edition 1

by Jan De Maeyer, Rajesh Heynickx


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789058677143
Publisher: Leuven University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: KADOC Studies on Religion, Culture and Society Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jan De Maeyer is Professor at KU Leuven and director of KADOC-KU Leuven, Documentation and Research Centre for Religion, Culture and Society.

Rajesh Heynickx teaches Art History at Universiteit Antwerpen and Sint-Lucas Architectuur Gent-Brussel.

Table of Contents

On the Road with Maritain: European Modernist Art Circles and Neo-Thomism during the Interwar Rajesh Heynickx 7

Profiling Maritain 26

The Rise of a Mystic Modernism: Maritain and the Sacrificed Generation of the Twenties Stephen Schloesser 28

Circles and Institutions. The Neo-Thomistic Infrastructure Philippe Chenaux 40

Grandes Amitiés 54

Similarity and Incompatibility: The Aesthetics of Michel Seuphor and Jacques Maritain Rajesh Heynickx 56

Towards a Modern Religious Art: The Case of Albert Servaes Jan De Maeyer 70

Maritain in the Netherlands: Pieter van der Meer de Walcheren and the Cult of Youth Mathijs Sanders 84

Codifying Literature?: Maritain and the Catholic Writers of Francophone Belgium Cécile Vanderpelen-Diagre 100

Gino Severini, a Classicist Futurist Zoë Marie Jones 112

Confrontations 126

Same City, Another Universe: On Jacques Maritain and Walter Benjamin Stéphane Symons 128

Brian Coffey, Jacques Maritain and the Recovery of the 'Thing' James Matthew Wilson 138

Debating Literary Autonomy: Jacques Maritain versus André Gide Michael Einfalt 152

Mystic Modernism and Politics: Jacques Maritain, Joseph Roth and Anton van Duinkerken Ewoud Kieft 164

'The Just Impartiality of a Christian Philosopher': Jacques Maritain and T.S. Eliot Jason Harding 180

Bibliography 192

Index 206

Contributors 210

Colophon 212

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