The Resource A confession ; : The gospel in brief ; and What I believe, (electronic resource)

A confession ; : The gospel in brief ; and What I believe, (electronic resource)

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A confession ; : The gospel in brief ; and What I believe
Title
A confession ;
Title remainder
The gospel in brief ; and What I believe
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Language
eng
Summary
In "The Gospel in Brief: The Life of Jesus" the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) offers his retelling of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Through his poetic and moving account of the life of Jesus, we witness the power of Tolstoy's narrative range as well as the spiritual depth of these Biblical Gospels. Perhaps no novelist has been better qualified to offer his imaging of the birth, life, and death of Jesus Christ. Leo Tolstoy, in his later life, became a deeply religious man, writing a prolific amount on Christian spirituality and religious mysticism. "The Gospel in Brief" skillfully envisions the Bible as literature, lending his singular gifts as a novelist to perhaps the most important book in all of Western Civilization. Though Tolstoy never moves far away from his original sources and his rewriting of the life of Jesus only enhances and makes more real the historical and spiritual world of Jesus. This is essential reading for students of religion as well as fans of world literature
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Midwest
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1828-1910
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Tolstoy, Leo
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1858-1938
  • 1828-1910
  • 1828-1910
  • 1828-1910
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  • Maude, Aylmer
  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Tolstoy, Leo
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Series statement
World's classics
Series volume
229
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  • Christianity
  • Novelists, Russian
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A confession ; : The gospel in brief ; and What I believe, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11940735
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11940735
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11940735
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940735
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A confession ; : The gospel in brief ; and What I believe, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11940735
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11940735
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11940735
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11940735
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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