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Dostoevsky and the Christian Tradition
This collection brings together Western and Russian perspectives on the issues raised by the religious element in Dostoevsky's work. The essays cover such topics as temptation, his use of the gospels, the Russian tradition of the veneration of icons, as well as reading aloud, and dialogism. In addition to an exploration of the impact of the Christian tradition on Dostoevsk ...more
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published April 26th 2006 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 2001)
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An excellent overview of many possible readings of Dostoevsky within the religious framework of Orthodox Christianity. The chapter on The Brothers Karamazov as Trinitarian Theology was particularly fascinating. However, it does look like a certain someone (ME) will have to write a future chapter devoted to Dostoevsky's view and interpretation of Biblical texts.