Carnal Spirit

Carnal Spirit expertly delineates the historical origins of Charles Péguy's thinking, its unique trajectory, and its unusual position in his own time, and shows the ways in which Péguy anticipated the divisions that continue to trouble our contemporary moment.

Carnal Spirit
The Revolutions of Charles Péguy

Matthew W. Maguire

Jun 2019 | 296 pages | Cloth $69.95
History / Political Science / Religion
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. Modernity, Antimodernity, and Beyond
Chapter 2. His Youth
Chapter 3. An Answer to the Question: What Is Modernity?
Chapter 4. The Revolution of Critique
Chapter 5. Revolutions of the Body and Work
Chapter 6. Continuity and Revolution: War and Honor
Chapter 7. Universal Particulars, Particular Universalities
Chapter 8. Mysticism and Politics
Chapter 9. The Style of Infinite Reality
Chapter 10. The Christian Revolution
Chapter 11. Despair and Exaltation
Conclusion

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments