An Existential Approach to God: A Study of Gabriel Marcel by C. Pax

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By C. Pax

Man's main issue approximately God is either a query and a quest. We search to grasp with simple task that God is genuine; we search additionally to attract with regards to God, to understand that he's relatively for us. My objective during this paintings is to re-think this two-fold predicament and to take action with Gabriel Marcel. through the paintings i've got mixed the presentation of Marcel's perspectives with a severe exam of his inspiration, and within the spirit during which Marcel meets his personal predecessors and contemporaries i've got held myself unfastened to just accept, to amend or to reject what he has written. hence the focal point of the paintings is simply by the way at the writings of Marcel; the direct concentration, as for Marcel, is on man's trying to recognize and to attract just about God. the trouble to re-think that size of our adventure which we designate spiritual can't start except a serious attention of what we suggest through wisdom and simple task. what is going to count number as a solution to the query of no matter if God is genuine and no matter if he's rather for us? If, because the believer keeps, God is the reply to guy - a solution thoroughly not like any other resolution - then the tactic of looking for this solution needs to be diverse from different tools of looking. moreover, even for the believer, God is still the hidden God, Deus absconditus, and at top we see via a tumbler darkly.

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