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Kingdom of God Is Within You

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ISBN-10: 0486451380

ISBN-13: 9780486451381

Edition: 2006

Authors: Leo Tolstoy, Constance Garnett

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The soul-searching book that inspired Gandhi to embrace the concept of passive resistance, Tolstoy's 1894 polemic clearly outlines a radical, well-reasoned revision of traditional Christian thinking. The revered Russian novelist and political thinker denounces violent revolution, calling upon readers to rely upon their inner divinity for the strength to effect social change.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/8/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Tolstoy's life was defined by moral and artistic seeking and by conflict with himself and his surroundings. Of the old nobility, he began by living the usual, dissipated life of a man of his class; however, his inner compulsion for moral self-justification led him in a different direction. In 1851 he became a soldier in the Caucasus and began to publish even while stationed there (Childhood [1852] and other works). Even more significant were his experiences during the Crimean War: the siege of Sevastopol provided the background for his sketches of human behavior in battle in the Sevastopol Stories (1855--56). After the war, Tolstoy mixed for a time with St. Petersburg literary society,…