Ultimately , it can only be accepted , or rejected , as a gift because it is a mystery
that involves us in realities that transcend ourselves . This accounts for both the
sacredness of mystery as well as its vulnerability for the gift of a mystery ( e.g. ...
Author: Albert B. Randall
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
This study explores Marcel's understanding of hope as it relates to many categories, including: activity-act-life, anxiety-strangeness, availability-unavailability, being-having, captivity-trials, charity, communion-intersubjectivity, concrete philosophy, creativity, death, desire, despair, faith, prayer, sacrifice-suicide, and many others. In addition the book offers a spiritual biography of Marcel based on his two essays in autobiography, a bibliography of secondary material, and appendices which index Marcel's major passages on the themes described above.