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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.
Kingdom of God is within you.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1984
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leo Tolstoy, graf; Constance Garnett
|ISBN:||0803244118 9780803244115 0803294042 9780803294042|
|Language Note:||Translation of: T︠S︡arstvo Bozhie vnutri vas.|
|Notes:||Translation of: T︠S︡arstvo Bozhie vnutri vas.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Cassell Pub. Co., 1894. With new foreword.
"A Bison book, BB 897"--Spine.
|Description:||xvi, 368 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||The doctrine of non-resistance to evil by force has been professed by a minority of men from the very foundation of christianity --
Criticisms of the doctrine of non-resistance to evil by force on the part of believers and of unbelievers --
Christianity misunderstood by believers --
Christianity misunderstood by men of science --
Contradiction between our life and our christian conscience --
Attitude of men of the present day to war --
Significance of compulsory service --
Doctrine of non-resistance to evil by force must inevitably be accepted by men of the present day --
The acceptance of the christian conception of lfie will emancipate men from the miseries of our pagan life --
Evil cannot be suppressed by the physical force of the government-the moral progress of humanity is brought about not only by individual recognition of the truth, but also through the establishment of a public opinion --
The christian conception of life has already arisen in our society, and will infallibly put an end to the present organization of our life based on force-when that will be --
Conclusion-repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
|Other Titles:||T︠S︡arstvo Bozhie vnutri vas.|
|Responsibility:||translated from the Russian of Leo Tolstoy by Constance Garnett ; foreword by Martin Green.|
"A highly significant book." Ernest J. Simmons, Leo Tolstoy "The keystone of Tolstoy's entire ethical structure." Henri Troyat, Tolstoy