The Kingdom of Gods and Peace Essays

The Kingdom of Gods and Peace Essays

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The Kingdom Of God And Peace Essays was first published when Tolstoy's precepts were wholly unaccepatable to the Church, the State, the Military and even his own family.His message of peace, denunciation of war, protests against curtailing of freedom of speech, press and religion were ignored by Stalin, Hitler and for that matter the whole world.But to voice such opinions in the face of stiff opposition required someone of Tolstoy's moral stature, courage and faith.He strongly believed that humanity stood the risk of complete destructuion.This collection of essays retranslated and republished has greater significance today than when Tolstoy wrote them.A man of our time, whether he believes in the divinityof Christ or not, cannot help knowing thatto take parta€“in the capacityof ... It isonly because this stateof universal armament and compulsory service hascome about step bystep unnoticed, andanbsp;...

Title:The Kingdom of Gods and Peace Essays
Author:Aylmer Maude
Publisher:Rupa Publications -


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