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Transcendence in Tears

Kevin Hart

in Gazing Through a Prism Darkly

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230457
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235223 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823230457.003.0009

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Transcendence in Tears

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This chapter presents what people think about God and how one should act in this world. It discusses how people should pray, and that, if possible, one could pray through poetry. It also discusses why poetry is considered as sacrament, on how its writings reflect one's belief. It focuses on “Lachrimae”, a poem that exemplifies sacramental manner.

Keywords: God; Lachrimae; sacrament; poetry

Chapter.  10337 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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