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Asserting that violence of any kind is an affront to the teachings of Jesus, Tolstoy’s nonfiction masterpiece traces the origins of nonviolent resistance to the foundations of Christianity and espouses it as a means to solve both individual and national woes. This impassioned apology of Christian pacifism influenced luminaries such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. The book features correspondence between Tolstoy and Gandhi on the topic.

 

Afirmando que cualquier tipo de violencia es una ofensa a las enseñanzas de Jesús, esta obra maestra de no ficción de Tolstói traza los orígenes de la resistencia no violenta a las bases del cristianismo y la propugna como método para solucionar problemas personales y nacionales. Esta defensa apasionada del pacifismo cristiano llegó a influenciar a personalidades de renombre como Mahatma Gandhi y Martin Luther King Jr. El libro incluye la correspondencia entre Tolstói y Gandhi sobre este tema.

Published: Editorial Kairos an imprint of Independent Publishers Group on Oct 1, 2010
ISBN: 9788472459175
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Thought provoking and radical. A man far ahead of his time as this was written in 1890's. He saw the truth of Jesus message and found war incompatible. Apparently, this book inspired Mahatma Gandhi.read more
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Thought provoking and radical. A man far ahead of his time as this was written in 1890's. He saw the truth of Jesus message and found war incompatible. Apparently, this book inspired Mahatma Gandhi.
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