Tag: Brothers Karamazov

Memory and Commemoration in The Lord of the Rings: An Orthodox Christian Perspective
Culture and Arts, Theology

Memory and Commemoration in The Lord of the Rings: An Orthodox Christian Perspective

Late in J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic The Lord of the Rings, Samwise Gamgee finds himself in darkness and likely near death. Enemies have captured his dearest friend, and Sam lies alone, shivering and impossibly far from home. He tries to make sense of the situation, but “even of the days he had quite lost count. He…

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Contemporary Orthodox Fiction
Culture and Arts

Contemporary Orthodox Fiction

ქართული | Ελληνικά | Русский | Српски The Brothers Karamazov is unarguably one of the greatest pieces of prose fiction ever written. It is also a distinctly Orthodox novel, that is to say a novel infused with the theology, customs, and culture of the Orthodox Church. Much of the work of Fyodor Dostoevsky fits this…

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