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

By C. Pax

Man's predicament approximately God is either a query and a quest. We search to grasp with sure bet that God is actual; we search additionally to attract with regards to God, to understand that he's relatively for us. My target during this paintings is to re-think this two-fold hindrance and to take action with Gabriel Marcel. in the course of the paintings i've got mixed the presentation of Marcel's perspectives with a serious exam of his inspiration, and within the spirit during which Marcel meets his personal predecessors and contemporaries i've got held myself unfastened to simply accept, to amend or to reject what he has written. hence the point of interest of the paintings is barely by the way at the writings of Marcel; the direct concentration, as for Marcel, is on man's looking to understand and to attract with regards to God. the hassle to re-think that size of our adventure which we designate non secular can't commence except a serious attention of what we suggest by means of wisdom and sure bet. what's going to count number as a solution to the query of even if God is actual and even if he's relatively for us? If, because the believer keeps, God is the reply to guy - a solution absolutely not like some other resolution - then the tactic of attempting to find this solution has to be diversified from different tools of looking out. in addition, even for the believer, God continues to be the hidden God, Deus absconditus, and at top we see via a tumbler darkly.

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