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I must quote this excerpt from the dialogue “God forbid that anyone should think that in saying this I seek to give enouragement to crime! In this work, a man lies in his cell awaiting his execution and is visited by a priest, asking for his repentance at the prisoner’s fatal hour. Books by Marquis de Sade.

And how are we to know it’s wrong if not for another mere creature like us, a human, pointing it out. Though the argument is quite one sided and the Priest does not even attempt to repudiate the Dying Man’s arguments in a way one would expect from someone who recieved an education in theology, it’s still an entertaining read, which, for a work written in the 18th century, resembles modern discussions on atheism and hedonism to a surprising extent.


Translated by Samuel Putnam. This may be the case: Oxford University Press, Edited by Gilbert Lely.

entr New HumanistVol. Why the need for an altar. You can have virtue outside of the Bible or any other religious book. El moribundo no necesita de fabulaciones para morir tranquilo, para dejar de existir. We can postulate one of two things: I can’t believe how current this still is. Jul 22, Yann rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nature offers you no other way of doubling your existence, of extending it.

Given the fact that he is on a death row may somewhat be a reason but his reasons get flaky and he loses his edge over a person who could analyze the usage of words calmly. All human morality is contained in these words: Thanks for telling us about ejtre problem. Want to Read saving…. An obvious argument for atheism that does not hold up well to a close reading.

Dialogue entre un prêtre et un moribond

I enjoyed it a lot. All this while disregarding the fact that we can’t really wrap our heads around the idea of a God, any god, as powerful and omnipresent as they’re presented. Gallimard, the Dialogue is in vol. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Dialogue entre un prêtre et un moribond by Marquis de Sade

It was subsequently morivond in English in by Pascal Covici in a limited, hand-numbered edition of copies. Must all things be the intention of a divine being? The priest tries to get the Dying Man to accept the will of God, and repent his sins in faith.


The concept is something that you would expect by him.

Morobond by Leonard de Saint-Yves. InHaldeman-Julius published the Putnam translation as Little Blue Bookunder the title Dialogue between a priest and a dying atheist. This is Marquis de Sade as you would not expect him – coherent, intelligent and negligible libertinism.

Edited and translated by Paul J. And I love how it is not only speaking against God, but against all religions, indiscriminately.

Following the Storming of the Bastille on 14 JulySade’s prison writings disappeared Sade had been moved to Charenton on 4 Julythe manuscript of the Dialogue among them. After some confusion to the priest, he explains that what he repents is any and all time he wasted not using and acknowledging the powers and passions granted him by nature.

Jan 11, Michael A. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Specially when it sometimes seems like the Church was never separated from the State. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Need there be a divine guidance to that?