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God's Struggler : Religion in the Writings of Nikos Kazantzakis - Peter Bien

God's Struggler

Religion in the Writings of Nikos Kazantzakis

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1996
ISBN: 9780865544994
Number Of Pages: 200

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Argues that while Nikos Kazantzakis may have occupied the so-called borderlands between belief and unbelief throughout much of his career, he nonetheless possessed, or was possessed by, an intense awareness of the sacred. These 11 essays analyze in detail Kazantzakis's lifelong struggle to give voic

Introduction: Spiritual Levendia: Kazantzakis's Theology of Strugglep. 1
Christ, Kazantzakis, and Controversy in Greecep. 23
Nikos Kazantzakis: Orthodox Or Heterodox? A Greek Orthodox Appreciationp. 37
The Orthodox Sources of The Saviors of Godp. 53
Kazantzakis and Mysticismp. 71
Saviors of God: Soteriological Motifs in the Theologies of Kazantzakis and Lutherp. 93
Kazantzakis's Long Apprenticeship to Christian Themesp. 113
'Dwindling Down the Shore': Christology in the Odysseyp. 133
Christ's Jungian Shadow in The Last Temptationp. 153
Kazantzakis and Kierkegaard: Some Comparisons and Contrastsp. 169
Vagabond or Companion? Kazantzakis and Whitehead on Godp. 189
Referencesp. 213
Indexp. 223
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ISBN: 9780865544994
ISBN-10: 0865544999
Series: Engineering; 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st June 1996
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.59