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What I Believe

By Tolstoy, Leo

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Reproduction Date: 2011

Title: What I Believe  
Author: Tolstoy, Leo
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, Religion
Collections: Audio Books Collection, What I Believe
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1886
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Tolstoy, L. (1886). What I Believe. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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The inner working of my soul, which I wish to speak of here, was not the result of a methodical investigation of doctrinal theology, or of the actual texts of the gospel; it was a sudden removal of all that hid the true meaning of the Christian doctrine – a momentary flash of light, which made everything clear to me. It was something like that which might happen to a man who, after vainly attempting, by a false plan, to build up a statue out of a confused heap of small pieces of marble, suddenly guesses at the figure they are intended to form by the shape of the largest piece; and then, on beginning to set up the statue, finds his guess confirmed by the harmonious joining in of the various pieces. (Extract from Chapter 1)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Religion


 
 



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