Jacques and Ra?ssa Maritain: Beggars for Heaven

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Jacques and Ra?ssa Maritain: Beggars for Heaven

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This biography of French philosopher Jacques Maritain and his wife Ra?ssa offers a fascinating story of perhaps the most influential French theologian of the twentieth century.

This award-winning book, written by Jean-Luc Barr? at the request of the Maritain Archives in Kolbsheim, France, and published in France in 1995, was the first biography of noted French philosopher Jacques Maritain and his wife Ra?ssa. Drawing on the wealth of Maritain materials at the Kolbsheim archives, many of which are unpublished, Barr? offers a clear and objective account of the remarkable lives and intellectual pursuits of the Maritains. Noted scholar and translator Bernard Doering has now made this essential work available for the first time in English.

Jacques and Ra?ssa Maritain: Beggars for Heaven focuses not only on the Maritains philosophical work, but also on their pursuit of social justice, their opposition to the Vichy, their battle against intellectual repression in the