chapter  V
The Church, Mystical and Social
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Although in Simone Weil the conflict between the certitude of religious experience and her philosophical mentality went very deep and was of a universal character, only the initiated were aware of it. There was another more visible and more important conflict which held a predominant place in our conversations from the very fact that I strove to keep all our discussions within its orbit and not to allow them to stray to matters of secondary importance.