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å Ο τελευταίος πειρασμός µ Download by å Nikos Kazantzakis Back in October of 2002 my parents had the wacky idea to take a family vacation in Florida I wasn t too keen on the idea, but I went along with it because none of the excuses I could come up with sounded good I started thinking about this book because the it was something I read while on this vacation, and this vacation was the scene for one of my big anxiety induced breakdowns, where I acted out in very undesirable ways, made everyone around me really uncomfortable and probably baffled my family by wondering why their son brother ended up curled up on a couch crying less than two hours after landing and since I pulled a minor reprise of the Greg completely loses his shit anxiety show this evening it made me think about this vacation And then this book And to get my mind out of the anxiety ghetto I thought maybe I d write a review to help move my br Winda b winda b Ber av min winda b L digerim nab nim Di s retan de dib nim Hal min ne tu hal e Jiyan di e vala Qedeh di dest min da Serxwes im b feyda Winda b winda b Ber av min winda b Direqis direqis Li p siya min direqis M ma me p ket S sa me vekir Rastiya min ev e B dosta xwe me Ev xewn e ev xewen e Dinya hem xewn e Winda b winda b Ber av min winda b.
This book was scandalous when it was published by Kazantzakis in 1955 and the reason that he despite being a fervent Orthodox Christian was refused an Orthodox burial It was of course the source of the similarly scandalous movie of 1988 with Willem Dafoe as Jesus Why the scandal Well, like when Rushdie imagined in The Satanic Verses that perhaps Satan sat on Mohammed s shoulder and dictated parts of the Qu ran, Kazantzakis looks at the human side of Christ as depicted in the Gospel of Mark where his isof a man than a man god , he allows Jesus to have sexual fantasies about Mary Magdalene and he experiences the guilt of these fantasies and works through them I found the plot quite plausible and challenging to my imagination and my belief system but in a positive way I read it after the Christians went ape shit crazy in 1988 when the f
, ,, , , Nikos Kazantzakis 1883 1957 was one of the greatest Greek writers of the last century In 1957, he lost the Nobel prize to Albert Camus by one vote One vote Ugh Most people who hear about The last temptation of Christ immediately think of the 1988 Scorsese movie with Willem Dafoe as Jesus and other equally atrociously miscast actors a film that was meant to come across as scandalous and provocative, in the typical Hollywood low brow fashion I never saw the movie and probably never will That is a very good thing if you re going to read the book, because this is a very complex and beautiful work, that Hollywood would never be able to do justice to I loved many parts of the book The language is very poetic, and I found that NK was great at reproducing the spiritual fervor of the time in Palestine, the social acceptance of visions, miracles, prophecies, and overall a very inten
The Internationally Renowned Novel About The Life And Death Of Jesus ChristHailed As A Masterpiece By Critics Worldwide, The Last Temptation Of Christ Is A Monumental Reinterpretation Of The Gospels That Brilliantly Fleshes Out Christ S Passion This Literary Rendering Of The Life Of Jesus Christ Has Courted Controversy Since Its Publication By Depicting A Christ Far Human Than The One Seen In The Bible He Is A Figure Who Is Gloriously Divine But Earthy And Human, A Man Like Any Other Subject To Fear, Doubt, And Pain In Elegant, Thoughtful Prose Nikos Kazantzakis, One Of The Greats Of Modern Literature, Follows This Jesus As He Struggles To Live Out God S Will For Him, Powerfully Suggesting That It Was Christ S Ultimate Triumph Over His Flawed Humanity, When He Gave Up The Temptation To Run From The Cross And Willingly Laid Down His Life For Mankind, That Truly Made Him The Venerable Redeemer Of Men Spiritual Dynamite San Francisco Chronicle A Searing, Soaring, Shocking Novel Time