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Walk in the Light While There is Light

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Leo Tolstoy is best known for his novels Anna Karenina and War and Peace. But later in life he experienced a dramatic conversion and dedicated himself and his writing to illuminating Christianity. Walk in the Light While There Is Light is the second of three collections of his short stories dealing with religious themes. The first story, "Walk in the Light While There Is L ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by Fleming H. Revell Company (first published January 1st 1893)
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Lee
Nov 09, 2008 Lee rated it it was amazing
I have tried to read other books by Tolstoy and not made it through but loved this little book. It is so inspiring and lifting. I sometimes pick it up and just read a little to get a lift. That is written by Tolstoy only makes it better. Surely, he is a member now.
Perry Whitford
In the prologue a typical collection of rich Russian city dwellers gather for an evening of hospitality and conversation, all admitting that they are not happy in their lives, nor for their children's prospects of finding happiness.

There is general agreement that a spiritual life of high ideals is one thing, but marrying that with a practical life seems impossible, for a multitude of persuasive reasons.

There follows a story from the first generations of Christianty, where a couple of childhood
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Jul 13, 2015 M.e.t. rated it it was amazing
A bit of a rough translation, but Tolstoy is still amazing.
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Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой; commonly Leo Tolstoy in Anglophone countries) was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays. His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction. Many consider To ...more
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