ALTERATION OF THE SOUL
- Was She a Saint? // Time;Oct1951, Vol. 58 Issue 14, p67
The article discusses the debate on whether a Frenchwoman named Simone Weil could be called a saint. She was born in 1909 into an agnostic Jewish family and died in 1943 a Christian mystic. She is described to have been deeply influenced by Roman Catholicism even though she could not bring...
- WAITING FOR GOD. McInnis, R. J. // America;10/27/1951, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p103
The article reviews the book "Waiting For God," by Simone Weil.
- Ares Is Equitable. Mattern, Evelyn // Commonweal;03/22/91, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p182
Focuses on the essay `The Iliad, Poem of Might,' written by Simon Weil, which deals with the importance of might. Background information on Weil; Details on the characters of the essay; Religious implication of the book.
- Simone Weil: Suffering, Attention and Compassionate Thought. Jesson, Stuart // Studies in Christian Ethics;May2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p185
This article explores Simone Weilâ€™s account of the relationship between human suffering and intellectual life, with reference to the issues raised by the allegation that as an enterprise theodicy evinces a failure to â€˜take suffering seriouslyâ€™. The article shows how...
- AN UNGUIDED MYSTIC. Fitzgerald, S. M. // New Republic;8/18/52, Vol. 127 Issue 7, p18
The article analyzes the book analyzed here is "The Need for Roots" which is written by Simone Weil, which is a report containing recommendations for the renovation of the educational and governmental system in France after the Second World War. It was inevitable that, in a work treating of what...
- The Aesthetic and the Spiritual Attitude in Learning: Lessons from Simone Weil. CARANFA, ANGELO // Journal of Aesthetic Education;Summer2010, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p63
The article discusses the work of philosopher Simone Weil and the spiritual and aesthetic aspects of learning. Weil's interest in religion and philosophy is discussed as is her belief that looking, praying, and solitude were important aspects of learning. Drawing on Greek philosophy and...
- The Mouth of a Labyrinth. DAIGLE, JENNIFER LYNN // Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought & Culture;Fall2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p164
The article reviews the book "Intimations of Christianity Among the Ancient Greeks" by Simone Weil.
- Simone Weilâ€™s Passion Mysticism: The Paradox of Chronic Pain and the Transformation of the Cross. Helsel, Philip Browning // Pastoral Psychology;Mar2009, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p55
Simone Weilâ€™s theology is deeply connected to her experiences with chronic pain. Pain is paradoxical in that it is an essentially private phenomenon yet it simultaneously demands to be shared with another. Weilâ€™s life and thought exemplify both aspects of this paradox,...
- The Church and the Gospel. Hassett, Joseph D. // America;6/2/1962, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p347
The article examines the origin of church. The author notes that a challenging remark found in the notes of his contemporary, Simone Weil, was recognized by Jean Guitton to be precisely the idea of his blind old master, AbbÃ© Pauget. Weil jotted in her notebook that the existence of science...