Gravity and Graceshows Weil's religious thoughts and ideas, drawn from many sources - Christian, Jewish, Indian, Greek and Hindu - and focusing on suffering and redemption. It brings the reader face to face with the profoundest levels of existence as Weil explores the relationship of the human condition to the realm of the transcendent.
Simone Weil (1909-1943). One of the most original philosophical, religious and political thinkers of the twentieth century.
Introduction by Gustave Thibon Gravity and Grace Void and Compensation To Accept the Void Detachment Imagination Which Fills the Void Renunciation Of Time To Desire Without An Object The Self Decreation Self-Effacement Necessity And Obedience Illusions Idolatry Love Evil Affliction Violence The Cross Balance And Lever The Impossible Contradiction The Distance Between The Necessary and the Good Chance He Whom We Must Love Is Absent Atheism As A Purification Attention And Will Training Intelligence and Grace Readings The Ring Of Gyges Meaning of the Universe Metaxu Beauty Algebra The Social Imprint The Great Beast Social Harmony The Mysticism of Work