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The Ancient Orthodox Tradition in Russian Literature By Matthew Raphael Johnson
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This book is written with the aim in mind of altering the westerner's perception of Russian literature and culture. Once the screen of the English translation is pulled back, the content of these... More > works is of immense complexity and assumes a great amount of prior knowledge of Russian religion and culture...the single thesis [of this book] should be apparent: the historic and religious content of Russian literature is the dominant element in that literature, and hence, should be at the front of all interpretation and criticism...." An exciting new and must-read work from Matthew Raphael Johnson, surveying Russian Literature from an entirely new perspective. Both a scholar of Orthodox literature and a Russian Orthodox priest, the author opens the doors to new pathways of understanding the complex subject of Russian literary analysis in a new and exciting way, in his customary lucid and down-to-earth style.< Less
The Ancient Orthodox Tradition in Russian Literature By Matthew Raphael Johnson
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"The purpose of this book is to alter the westerner's perception of Russian literature and culture. Once the screen of the English translation is pulled back, the content of these works is of... More > immense complexity and assumes a great amount of prior knowledge of Russian religion and culture...the single thesis [of this book] should be apparent: the historic and religious content of Russian literature is the dominant element in that literature, and hence, should be at the front of all interpretation and criticism...." (From the Introduction). An exciting new and must-read work from Matthew Raphael Johnson, surveying Russian Literature from an entirely new perspective. Both a scholar of Orthodox literature and a Russian Orthodox priest, the author opens the doors to new pathways of understanding the complex subject of Russian literary analysis in a new and exciting way, in his customary lucid and down-to-earth style.< Less
The Wisdom Tradition By John Noyce
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This volume examines the ways in which a feminine Divine figure, described variously as the Goddess, Sophia and the Divine (or Eternal) Feminine, has manifested Herself throughout history to guide... More > and encourage those who worship Her. Descriptions of these visitations - described in the present work as 'visions' - have been found in a wide range of written accounts including materials not traditionally regarded as 'religious', such as philosophy, literature, and those areas of study - alchemy, astrology, theosophy, and various magical traditions - known as Western Esotericism. Chapter 1: Sophia and feminine Wisdom: from Proverbs to Suso. Chapter 2: From Boehme to Goethe: visions of Sophia in early modern Europe. Chapter 3: Sophia and the Russian mystical tradition. Chapter 4: Prophetic visions of the Divine Feminine in 19th/20th century Europe.< Less
The Wisdom Tradition By John Noyce
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This volume examines the ways in which a feminine Divine figure, described variously as the Goddess, Sophia and the Divine (or Eternal) Feminine, has manifested Herself throughout history to guide... More > and encourage those who worship Her. Descriptions of these visitations - described in the present work as 'visions' - have been found in a wide range of written accounts including materials not traditionally regarded as 'religious', such as philosophy, literature, and those areas of study - alchemy, astrology, theosophy, and various magical traditions - known as Western Esotericism. Chapter 1: Sophia and feminine Wisdom: from Proverbs to Suso. Chapter 2: From Boehme to Goethe: visions of Sophia in early modern Europe. Chapter 3: Sophia and the Russian mystical tradition. Chapter 4: Prophetic visions of the Divine Feminine in 19th/20th century Europe.< Less
Oriental Systems Literature (Traditional Chinese) By John Chang
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The book “Oriental Systems Literature” was edited and based on a competition of network philosophy community from year 2009 to 2010. (http://bbs.tecn.cn) ;... More > (http://bbs.zxrs.net) We also collected the articles and authors from the thousands years ago or the Oriental countries. All the articles and authors were studied as the literature systems.< Less
Hebraic Literature By Maurice H. Harris
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HEBRAIC LITERATURE: TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALA WITH SPECIAL INTRODUCTION BY MAURICE H. HARRIS. A very readable collection of Jewish literature, including extracts from the... More > Talmud, Midrash and Kabbalah. The Talmud, the primary source for Jewish religious traditions and laws, could be considered the first hypertext. However, this has prevented its conversion to electronic form, due to its complexity and size. This large compilation of Talmudic extracts will serve to illustrate this rich tradition. The Talmud extracts are sorted by numerical references (with some intervening themes).< Less
"A Christmas Tradition" By Donna-Maria Jones
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A truly wonderful time of year for all families to remember our Lord.
"A Christmas Tradition" By Donna-Maria Jones
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A truly wonderful time of year for all families to remember our Lord.
African Literature - JAL 6 By Charles Smith (Ed.)
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In this volume scholars have strived to adopt innovative and multilayered perspectives on orality or indigeneity and its manifestations on contemporary African and new literatures. Thus this is an... More > important contribution which integrates the oral traditions of African writing within new and relevant contemporary expressions through exploring the literary permutations of oral traditional performance in the works of African writers.< Less
African Literature No. 12 By Chin Ce
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African Literature No 12 provides scholarly researched comparisons of authors and their oeuvre in this recent assessment of Africa centred creative thought and the expanding awareness of history,... More > tradition and space in African writing.< Less