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Prepare by: Eric O. Springsted

(NB: Some of the works cited, particularly in the articles and chapters section, are not directly on Weil or contain only portions on her. However, they owe a great deal to a reading of Weil and become relevant for inclusion in that way.)

I. Books

  1. Allen, D., Three Outsiders: Pascal, Kierkegaard and Weil, Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publication, 1983.
  2. Blum, L. & Seidler, V., A Truer Liberty: Simone Weil and Marxism, New York: Routledge, 1989.
  3. Coles, R., Simone Weil: A Modern Pilgrimage, Reading, MA: Addison-Weslet, 1987.
  4. Deitz, M., Between the Human and Divine: The Political Thought of Simone Weil, Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Little field, 1988.
  5. Dunaway, J. Simone Weil, Boston: Twayne, 1984.
  6. Fiori, G., Simone Weil: An Intellectual Biography. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1989.
  7. Hellman, J., Simone Weil: An Introduction to Her Thought, Philadelphia: Fortree Press, 1984.
  8. Idinopulos, T. & Knopp, J.Z. (eds), Musticism, Nihilism, Feminism: New Critical Essays on the Theology of Simone Weil, Johnson City, TN: Institute of the Social Sciences and Arts, 1985.
  9. Little, J.P., Simone Weil: Waiting on Truth, Oxford: Berg, 1988.
  10. MacLane-Iles, B., Uprooting and intergration in the Writing of Simone Weil, New York: Peter Lang, 1987.
  11. McClellan, D., Simone Weil: Utopian Pessismist, London: Macmillan, 1989.
  12. McFarland, D.T., Simone Weil, New York: Frederick Ungar, 1983.
  13. Springsted, E.O., Christus Mediator: Platonic Mediation in the Thought of Simone Weil, Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1983.
  14. Springsted, E.O., Simone Weil and the Suffering of Love, Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications, 1986.
  15. White, G.A. (editor), Simone Weil: Interpretations of a Life, Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1981.
  16. Winch, P., Simone Weil "The Just Balance", Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

II. Articles and Chapters in Books

  1. Allen, D., "Suffering at the Hands of Nature," Theology Today, July, 1980 (also in Traces of God, Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications, 1981).
  2. Allen, D., "Natural Evil and the Love of God," Religious Studies, Dec., 1980, vol. 16 no.4 (also in Traces of God, Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications).
  3. Allen, D., "A Christian Theology of Other Faiths," Theology Today, October, 1981.
  4. Allen, D., "Simone Weil on Suffering and Reading," Communio, Fall, 1984
  5. Allen, D., "The Witness of Nature to God's Goodness and Existence," Faith and Philosophy, Vol.I.1, Jan., 1984.
  6. Allen, D., "George Herbert and Simone Weil," Religion and Literature, Summer, 1985, vol.17.2.
  7. Allen, D., "Spiritual Waiting in the Theology of Simone Weil," Perspectives, Dec., 1986.
  8. Allen, D., "Incarnation in the Gospels and the Bhagavad Gita," Faith and Philosophy, vol. 6.3; July, 1989.
  9. Andic, M., "Simone Weil and Soren Kierkegaard," Modern Theology, Oct., 1985.
  10. Andic, M., "Simone Weil's Caussadism," Mystics Quarterly, June, 1987 (XIII.2).
  11. Andrew, E., "Simone Weil on the Injustice of Rights-Based Doctrines," Review of Politics. 48.1 (1986) pp.60-91.
  12. Bregman, L., "The Barren Fig Tree: Simone Weil and the Problem of Feminine Identity," in I.8.
  13. Brueck, K.T., "The Mysticism of Simone Weil and Francois Mauriac's Viper's Tangle: Affliction, Gravity, Grace," Mystics Quarterly, 15:166-176, Dec. 1989.
  14. Calder, J.G., "Against Algebra: Simone Weil's Critique of Modern Science and Its Mathematics," Explorations in Knowledge, 4:47-73, 1987.
  15. Cameron, J.M., "The Life and Death of Simone Weil," in I.15.
  16. Carden, L.E., "Waiting: Spiritual Transformations and the Absence of God," St. Luke's Journal of Theology, 31:189-203, June, 1988.
  17. Carlson, T., "The New Spirituality Confronts the Old Dualism," Books in Religion, 13, no.18-19, Nov., Dec., 1985.
  18. Chen, S.F., "Simone Weil's Experience of God in Solitude, Silence and Suffering," Cistercian Studies, XXIII.3 (1988).
  19. Clampitt, A., "An Anatomy of a Migraine," (poem) The New Yorker, Nov. 8, 1986.
  20. Cliff, M., "Sister/Outsider: SOme Thoughts on Simone Weil," in Between Women: Biographers, Novelists, Critics, Teachers, abd Artists Write about Their Work on Women, ed. Ascher, deSalvo, Ruddick; Boston: Beacon Press, 1984.
  21. Coles, R., "Simone Weil: The Mystery of Her Life," Yale Review, Winter, 1984.
  22. Coles, R., "Simone Weil's Mind," in I.8.
  23. Coles, R., "Preface," in I.14.
  24. Cruise, P.E., "The Problem of Being Simone Weil." Judaism, 35.1, Winter, 1986.
  25. Dunaway, J., "Estrangement and the Need for Roots: Prophetic Visions of the Human Condition in Albert Camus and Simone Weil," Religion and Literature, Summer, 1985 vol.17.2.
  26. Eaton, J., "Simone Weil and Feminist Spirituality," Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Winter, 1986 (LIV.4).
  27. Elshtain, J.B., "The Vexation of Weil," Telos, Winter, 1983-84.
  28. Ferber, M.K., "Simone Weil's 'Iliad'," in 1.15.
  29. Fischer, C.B., "Liberating Work," in Christian Feminism, ed. J. Weidman, New York: Harper and Row, 1984.
  30. Fischer, C.B., "Women's Workplace Culture," Journal of Women and Religion, 6:45-51, Winter, 1987.
  31. Grant, G., "In Defence of Simone Weil," The Idler, No.15, 1988.
  32. Hamblin, M., "Simone Weil's Theology of Evil, Love and the Self-Emptying God," in I.8.
  33. Hardwick, E., "Simone Weil" in Bartleby in Manhattan, New York: Random House, 1984.
  34. Harries, R., "Stewart Sutherland on Suffering," Theology 91:308-317, July, 1988 (see item on Sutherland below).
  35. Idinopulos, T., "Necessity and Nihilism in Simone Weil's Vision of God," in I.8.
  36. Jensen, D.J., "Soteriology from a Christian and Hindu Perspective," Journal of Dharma, 14:353-365, Oct.-Dec. 1989.
  37. Kawano, R., "A Model for Learned Pastors," The Christian Century, Jan.23, 1980.
  38. Knopp, J.Z., "The Carnal God: Simone Weil's Anti-Judaic Perspective," in I.8.
  39. Lagowski, B., "Simone Weil and Romantic Conservatism," Reports on Philosophy, No.5, 1981.
  40. Lindroth, J., "Simone Weil and Wallace Stevens: The Notion of Decreation and Subtext in 'An Ordinary evening in New Haven.'" Religion and Literature, vol. 19.1, Spring, 1987.
  41. Loades, A., "Sacrifice: A Problem for Theology," in I mages of Belief, ed. D.Jasper, London, New York: Macmillan, St. Martin's Press, 1984.
  42. Loades, A., "Eucharistic Sacrifice: Simone Weil's Use of a Liturgical Metaphor," Religion and Literature, Summer, 1985, vol.17.2.
  43. Lynd, S. "Marxism-Leninism and the Language of Politics Magazine: The First New Left... and the Third," in I.15.
  44. Maddocks, M. "Religion and Politics in the 80s, and Earlier" The Christian Science Monitor, February 27, 1987.
  45. Marshall, S.E., "Paper Saints," Scottish Journal of Religious Studies, 10:101-115, Autumn, 1989.
  46. Meadow, M.J., "The Dark Night of Mysticism: Depression and 'The Dark Night'," Pastoral Psychology, 33, Winter, 1984.
  47. Miles, S., "Introduction" to Simone Weil: An Anthology.
  48. Milosz, C., "The Importance of Simone Weil," in The Emperor of the Earth: Modes of eccentric Vision, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.
  49. Milosz, C., "The Nobel Lecture," The New York Review of Books, March 5, 1981.
  50. Murdoch, I., "On 'God' and 'Good'" in Revisions, ed. S. Hauerwas & A. MacIntyre, Notre dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1983.
  51. Murray, M., "The Jagged Edge: A Biographical Essay on Simone Weil," in I.15.
  52. Murray, M., "Simone Weil: Last Things," in I.15.
  53. Oates, J.C., "May God Grant That I Become Nothing," in The Profane Art: Essays and Reviews, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1983.
  54. O'Brien, C.C., "Patriotism and The Need for Roots: The Antipolitics of Simone Weil," in I.15.
  55. O'Hearn, D., "The Gnosticism of Simone Weil," Epoche: Journal of the History of Religions at UCLA, Vol.XII, 1984.
  56. Panichas, G., "The Christ of Simone Weil," Studies in Formative Spirituality, May, 1983.
  57. Perlin, T., "Mystery and Truth, Attention and Action: Simone Weil and Mohandas Gandhi," in I.8.
  58. Phillips, L.B., "Simone Weil : A Stranger Among Her Own," Encounter, Spring, 1982.
  59. Ruddick, S., "New Combinations: Learning from Virginia Woolf," in Between Women: Biographers, Novelists, Critics, Teachers and Artists Write About Their Work on Women, ed. Ascher, deSalvo, Ruddick Boston: Beacon Press, 1984.
  60. Schnackenberg, G., "The Heavenly Feast (Simone weil 1909-1943)" (poem) The New Yorker, Sept. 17, 1984.
  61. Smock, A., "Doors: Simone Weil with Kafka," MLN, May, 1980.
  62. Springsted, E.O., "Is There a Problem with the Problem of Evil?" International Philosophical Quarterly, Oct., 1984.
  63. Springsted, E.O., "Contradiction, Mystery and the Use of Words in Simone Weil," Religion and Literature, Summer, 1985, vol.17.2.
  64. Springsted, E.O., "The Works of Simone Weil," Theology Today, Oct., 1981.
  65. Springsted, E.O., "The Religious Basis of Culture: T.S. Eliot and Simone Weil," Religious Studies, 25.1, March, 1989.
  66. Stewart-Robinson, C., "Philosophical Reflections on the Obligation to Attend," Philosophy Today, 31:54-68, Spring, 1987.
  67. Summers, J.H., "Notes on Simone Weil's Iliad", in I.15.
  68. Sutherland, S., "Simone Weil and Albert Camus," Chapter 4 in Faith and Ambiguity, Londo: SCM Press, 1984.
  69. Teuber, A., "Simone Weil: Equality as Compassion, " Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Dec. 1982.
  70. Van Herick, J., "Looking, Eating and Waiting in Simone Weil," in I.8.
  71. Weaver, F.E., "The Mystical Vision of Simone Weil in Relationship to Roman Catholicism," Horizons, 13.2, Fall, 1986.
  72. Weckman, G., "Simone Weil: Hinduism and Buddhism," in I.8.
  73. White, G.A., "Introduction," in I.15.
  74. White, G.A., "Simone Weil's Work Experiences: From Wign Pier to Chrystie Street," in I.15.
  75. White, G.A., "Simone Weil's Bibliography: Some reflections on Publishing and Criticism," in I.15.
  76. Winch, P. "Text and Context," Philosophical Investigations, Jan., 1982.
  77. Wisdo, D., "Simone Weil on the Limits of Virtue," Religion and Intellectual Life, VI.3/4, Spring/Summer 1989.

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