Czeslaw Milosz's religious thought is situated in the perspective of nihilistic breakthrough and three crises of modernity connected with it. The poet contradicts the 20th century ideologies with the famous analyses and diagnoses. When faced with ontological crisis, he tried to answer through the epiphanic metaphor of 'endless moment', and via symbolization changing experience into an image of Reality. As far as the crisis of religious imagination is concerned, the poet recalls the beauty disclosing the real state of the world. The patron saint of this route would be the worship of Hail Mary - Beautiful Lady. Thus, one may speak here about promethean poetry which gives poet a task of 'saving' (redeeming) the world. All of it led Milosz to crusade against ideologies, to fight for the objectivism of Reality and to oppose a subjective treatment of contemporary art. Religious sensitivity sets Milosz among the trends of contemporary theological thought on the side of anthropology and theology of culture.
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