Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Quote of the Week 5--Weil

The extreme greatness of Christianity lies in the fact that it does not seek a supernatural remedy for suffering, but a supernatural use for it. --Simone Weil

(Scott Cairns quotes Weil at the beginning of his book The End of Suffering, which I hope to read soon.)


gretchen from lifenut said...

Fantastic quote.

Left-Handed Housewife said...

I'm looking forward to reading The End of Suffering, too. I don't have it yet, but it's on my list.

Great Weil quote--she's someone I need to re-read.