Essays Tagged: "Grand Inquisitor"

The Political Threat of Christ

this is a compartive study of the politics in the life of christ and the grand inquisitor by dostoyevski -The Political Threat of ChristThe Political threat of Christ felt b ... ist felt by the Romans and the Jewish authorities does not conflict with the accusation made by the Grand Inquisitor that Christ rejected the chance for worldly power and was interested solely in the ... f changes that his presence, if acknowledged and legitimized, would have on the Jewish society. The Grand Inquisitor accuses Christ of rejecting the chance for worldly power. The very characteristics ...

(20 pages) 91 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Giuseppe Verdi the opera singer.

, Carlo's father.Carlo, in his misery, goes to the cloister of the monastery of St. Just, where his grandfather, Carlo V, was a friar and retreated from the throne. When Carlo confesses to his friend ... f their souls.Alone in his study, Filippo laments his wife's indifference. He then calls in the old Grand Inquisitor, who pushes for the death penalty for them both. After the implacable old priest ha ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The 1st temptation of Jesus as used to defend the inquisitor's argument in Dostoevsky.Freedom vs bread supported by marxism the institutional church the grand inquisitor and the church

gladly give it up for bread. This is clearly evident in people's following of Marxism, Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor, and even the institutional church itself.Marxism began as a philosophy called dial ... en religion is destroyed people will revolt and all men will unite and be equal.In Dostoevsky's The Grand Inquisitor the argument that men will give up their freedom and reject God for earthly bread i ...

(7 pages) 68 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

A Discussion of The Grand Inquisitor from 'The Brothers Karamazov' by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Grand Inquisitor is an adaptation from The Brothers Karamazov, a novel written by Fyodor Dostoevsky. ... not see how Alyosha can believe in a God that permits suffering, and so tells him the story of the Grand Inquisitor to illustrate his point. I find the story very difficult to understand, but I will ... rate his point. I find the story very difficult to understand, but I will do my best to explain.The Grand Inquisitor is a Cardinal in the Church, spreading holy fervor and burning heretics at the stak ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"George Orwell" and the Mad World: The Anti-Universe of 1984.

"I shall save you, Winston, I shall make you perfect." So O'Brien, the Grand Inquisitor of 1984, has said to the antihero Winston Smith, in one of the dream sequences whic ...

(15 pages) 97 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Grand Inquisiter

refore it is so easy to fall into error and to share it, even imagining that we are doing something grand and fine (p.76)." He claims that the reason we make false decisions and errors is the ex ... the situation, it would make a perfect, idealistic world. However, just as mentioned throughout The Grand Inquisitor, human beings have the animalistic side that leads them to act to satisfy their own ...

(2 pages) 462 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


on which is hit by a powerful and devastating earthquake during his stay. A leader in the city, The Grand Inquisitor believed that God was punishing the city with the earthquake for the wickedness of ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Brothers Karamzov" by Fydor Dostoyevsky. The essay focuses on several different books inside the book with close analysis. From Book three to the Epilogue

, four, five; discuss “The Brothers Get Acquainted”, “Rebellion”, and “The Grand Inquisitor.” It starts off that Alyosha went to the metropolitan restaurant, in search of ... en all about him. Ivan disagrees and tells him that he has written a poem all about this called The Grand Inquisitor.The poem is about the second coming of Jesus Christ during the sixteenth century in ...

(8 pages) 24 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

More Merciful: The Grand Inquisitor or Jesus?

More Merciful: The Grand Inquisitor or Jesus?In Feodor Dostoevsky’s The Grand Inquisitor, Jesus and the Grand Inqu ... that places emphasis on the spiritual development of his subjects without any material rewards, the Grand Inquisitor employs a more earthly approach; rewarding obedience and faith with material plunde ... rthly approach; rewarding obedience and faith with material plunder for mankind. Fundamentally, the Grand Inquisitor does not believe that freedom is beneficial. On the contrary, he advocates men  ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Voltaire's Candide review

a trader in Holland and Portugal. While in mass she caught the attention of another man who was The Grand Inquisitor. Immediately he wanted her for himself, therefore he asked Don Issachar to cede her ...

(3 pages) 1117 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature