Monthly Archives: May 2010

Andrei Tarkovsky and Lev Shestov

This morning I discovered the following book online: Andreï Tarkovski, l’art et la pensée, by Luca Governatori, who is a film director himself.  Using the “Click to Look Inside!” feature at, or “Cliquez pour Feuilleter!” as it says in … Continue reading

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Lev Shestov: Athens and Jerusalem

Yesterday, I finished reading the book that is considered by many to be Lev Shestov’s greatest work, Athens and Jerusalem.  It’s not a short book, at just under 450 pages, but I didn’t want it to end.  I’ve read other … Continue reading

Posted in Fall of man, Russian religious philosophy, Shestov, Lev, Theology (uncategorized) | 5 Comments

Eros and Creativity in Russian Religious Renewal

The above is the title of a recently published book (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2010) by Anna Lisa Crone.  I just obtained a copy of it via interlibrary loan.  It is clearly a major and important work, and I will probably have … Continue reading

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