"The Kingdom of God Is Within You"

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"The Kingdom of God Is Within You" by Leo Tolstoy

Banned in Russia, Tolstoy's The Kingdom of God Is Within You was deemed a threat to church and state. The culmination of a lifetime's thought, it espouses a commitment to Jesus's message of turning the other cheek. In a bold and original manner, Tolstoy shows his readers clearly why they must reject violence of any sort-even that sanctioned by the state or the church-and urges them to look within themselves to find the answers to questions of morality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781544180670
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Pages: 422
Sales rank: 872,561
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

A Russian author of novels, short stories, plays, and philosophical essays, Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was born into an aristocratic family and is best known for the epic books War and Peace and Anna Karenina, regarded as two of the greatest works of Russian literature. After serving in the Crimean War, Tolstoy retired to his estate and devoted himself to writing, farming, and raising his large family. His novels and outspoken social polemics brought him world-wide fame.

Date of Birth:

September 9, 1828

Date of Death:

November 20, 1910

Place of Birth:

Tula Province, Russia

Place of Death:

Astapovo, Russia

Education:

Privately educated by French and German tutors; attended the University of Kazan, 1844-47

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