chapter
Foreword
Pages 6

It is impossible to understand a conversation without listening to both speakers; it would be unjust to judge its full significance and to accept its testimony apart from such a context; that is why as more and more of Simone Weil’s thought is made known I feel impelled to undertake this work, which is in a sense a marginal accompaniment to Waiting on God and Intuitions Pré-Chrétiennes.