TITLE

Learning from Sartre

AUTHOR(S)
Mullen, John T.
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1994, Issue 44, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the atheism of French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. Essence of sin according to Augustine; Contribution of an atheist like Sartre to the understanding of sin; Stance of Sartre on existentialism.
ACCESSION #
17734090

 

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