Etty Hillesum and the Flow of Presence: A Vogelinian Analysis

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Although she died cruelly at Auschwitz at the age of twenty-nine, Etty Hillesum left a lasting legacy of mystical thought in her letters and diaries. Coetsier analyzes the life and writings of Hillesum from the standpoint of Voegelin's views on consciousness--especially his philosophy of luminous participation in the transcendent ground of being. Through a careful reading of her letters and diaries, Coetsier reveals the inner development of Hillesum's mystically grounded resistance to Nazism as he guides readers through the ...

Etty Hillesum and the Flow of Presence: A Vogelinian Analysis 2008, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826217974

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