new book published on Leo Tolstoy and his Christian philosophy

October 16, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
A new book titled "Leo Tolstoy and the Kingdom of God within You" has just been published. The book is an analysis and new translation of Leo Tolstoy's most influential compositions.

The book is available for purchase from the publisher on the web page:

The initial sections of this book contain an Introduction, a Biography of Leo Tolstoy, and an Analysis of Tolstoy's Convictions, as understood by the writer and translator.

The balance and bulk of this volume is a new translation of the entire text of Confession; selections from What do I Believe?, The Kingdom of God is within You, and The Christian Teaching; and the complete text of The Gospels in Brief. Included are 2 of Tolstoy's smaller compositions on love and belief, as well as his excommunication from the Russian Orthodox Church, and his response to the excommunication.

Tolstoy is the most important of Christian philosophers of the 2nd half of the 19th century with his intense study and application of the Gospels and especially the Sermon of the Mount. He has influenced many with his conviction of non-violence, anti-war and the application of the New Testament to the operation of the state.