by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The parable, first published in 1879 in the journal "Russian Herald" in the fifth chapter of the fifth book "Pros and Cons" of the second part of the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov." The author called the “Grand Inquisitor” the “peak” of his last novel. It is an allegorical story by Ivan Karamazov to Alyosha Karamazov on the topic of Christian freedom of will and freedom of conscience....
Number of pages: ~ 22 pages
by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The book is built as a protest of the philosophy against the inappropriately declared Christian church, the principles and real practical Christian church in the stories, as well as the inconsistency of reality. The text of the Antichrist actively criticizes the apostle Paul, who, according to Nietzsche, revealed God and gave in the Gospel "the most represented of all unused people - the undoubted teaching of personal immortality." Nietzsche confirms that Paul used to be a hallucination for proving the afterlife of Jesus Christ, and called the faithful in his teaching idiots....
Number of pages: ~ 96 pages
by Brother of the Resurrection Lawrence
- Autor: Brother of the Resurrection Lawrence
Brother Lawrence was a man of humble beginnings who discovered for himself the greatest secret of life in the kingdom of God here on earth. This is the art of "practicing God's presence in one simple act that never ends." He has always declared that it is God who draws himself in the depths of our souls. We just need to open our hearts to receive Him, and His loving presence. As a humble cook, moving every day through daily duties, Brother Lawrence learned an important lesson: "The time he spent in communion with God must be the same, despite the surrounding turmoil in the kitchen with a few...
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Smith
- Autor: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Smith
This is an abbreviated record of the people of Nephi and the Lamanites. It is written to the Lamanites - the remains of the house of Israel, as well as to Judea and to the Gentile; written as a commandment by the spirit of prophecy and revelation; written and sealed that she was not exterminated. Of God for the interpretation thereof. Lord, it will appear in due time through the mediation of a Gentile. The interpretation of this is through the gift of God. It is also an abbreviated chronicle, taken from the book of Efer, which contains the history of a people when it builds a tower to reach...
Number of pages: ~ 640 pages
by Augustine of Hippo
- Autor: Augustine of Hippo
The common name is the 13 autobiographical writings of St. Augustine, written around 397-398 AD. er and telling about his life and conversion to Christianity. “Confession”, which is considered to be the first literature in Europe devoted to a Christian writer. It contains only the most valuable information about his spiritual path and the development of philosophical and religious views. The title emphasizes the Christian basis of the work. Turning to the Lord, Augustine confesses the sins of his entire life. He describes his transition from wordless infancy to childhood. Augustine confesses...
Number of pages: ~ 352 pages