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Hermann Hesse and Nikos Kazantzakis

Hesse and Kazantzakis wrote about the struggle between the realm of the intellect and the realm of the senses, among many other important subjects. Kazantzakis’s novel Zorba the Greek is based on a real person influential in Kazantzakis’s life. Zorba … Continue reading

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Jung’s “Answer to Job”

In recent years I have come across many references to the book Answer to Job, by C.G. Jung. Job is a gentile man in the Book of Job of the Hebrew Bible. I sometimes hear the phrase “the patience of Job” but, … Continue reading

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