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God and man according to Tolstoy

Author: Alexander Boot
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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With a critical look at Tolstoy's persona, faith, and thought, this book treats the writer as a midwife of modern counterculture. It shows and tries to correct the metaphysical blunder on which  Read more...

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Named Person: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Lev N Tolstoj; Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj; Lev Tolstoj; Lev Tolstoj; Lev Tolstoj
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Boot
ISBN: 9780230615861 0230615864
OCLC Number: 254529144
Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Uncovering the secret --
What kind of man would take on God? --
Religion without faith, Christianity without Christ --
A confession that was not quite --
Tolstoy's faith, such as it was --
The Gospel according to Leo --
Desperately seeking Golgotha --
Sex, lies, and ethics --
An impractical idea of a practical life --
Tolstoy as a Russian --
The lessons of Leo Tolstoy --
Appendix 1: Russians, real and fictional, mentioned in this book --
Appendix 2: Works quoted or referred to in this book.
Responsibility: Alexander Boot.
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"Tolstoy was the archetype of the modern secular guru and in this book Boot brilliantly and irrefutably demonstrates the shallow, egotistical, and irreligious nature of his thought. In doing so, he Read more...

 
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