TITLE

The Only Alternative

AUTHOR(S)
Niemeyer, Gerhart
PUB. DATE
October 1975
SOURCE
National Review;10/24/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p1176
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses precedents in history which can explain why Russian writer Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn believed that Christianity is the only alternative to communism. Concepts of the heretical doctrine of Pelagianism; Idea of a magical universe of scholar Marsilio Ficino; Information on Pelagianism, a heretical doctrine of the fifth century which taught that man is not only free but also fully capable of choosing good or evil; View that the idea of a magical universal reform attributes to men the power to abolish all evil and change the world into something new.
ACCESSION #
6069697

 

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