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Catholicism has Augustine, Pascal, Dante, Hopkins, Waugh, Dryden, Chaucer, Broch.
Protestantism has Milton, Herbert, Donne, Yeats, Browne, Sterne, Ricoeur.
Judaism has Benjamin, Bloch, Celan, Stein, Zukofsky, Heine, Roth, Bellow, Kafka, Proust, Zweig,
Orthodoxy has ?????
Hmmmm. I can't think of anything. What does Orthodoxy have? Also Dostoevsky is adolescent literature so he doesn't count. Is Orthodoxy intellectually bankrupt?

>> No.17593539

The Bible

>> No.17593540

>>17593513
>kafka
>proust
>judaism

>> No.17593593

>>17593513
Orthodoxy has Palamas (pbuh) who retroactively, neoactively and proactively refutes everyone you named (and more).

>> No.17593611

>>17593513
Jay Dyer duh

>> No.17594112

Bump

>> No.17594198

Ivo Andric was orthodox

>> No.17594476

bumo

>> No.17594482

>>17593593
Is the essence energies distinction polytheistic?

>> No.17594483

aren't you assholes tired of tribalism

>> No.17594500

>>17594483
No

>> No.17594539

>>17594483
No, it’s the height of mental stimulation for their pea brains to run through the same list of outgroups every day to give themselves the only dopamine shot in their miserable lives, even if it’s only in the form of fear and hatred.

>> No.17594561

>>17593513
Orthodoxy has Dostoevsky.

>> No.17594567

>>17594539
I just wanna go back to before this place was ruined, man

>> No.17595731

Seraphim rose? Olivier clement? Meyerdoff?

>> No.17595742

>>17593513
Gogol.

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>>17593513
>Hopkins

>> No.17596288

>>17593513
Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, and Ostrovsky.

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>>17593513
orthodoxy has Seraphim Rose

>> No.17596332

>>17596268
Gerard Manley Hopkins

>> No.17596341

>>17596288
>Tolstoy
>Chekhov
>Turgenev
These are the best writers that you mentioned and they are not Orthodox.

>> No.17596342

>>17596302
Booooooring

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>>17596332
For me there is only one Hopkins

>> No.17596387

>>17592228

>> No.17596412

>>17596341
Tolstoy wasn't Orthodox? I'll need some proof bro.

>> No.17596442

>>17596412
Tolstoy wasn't exactly a hardcore Christian, he didn't believe in the Resurrection or in any of Jesus' miracles.

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>>17593540
literally a jewish lawyer

>> No.17597408

>>17593513
proof the west is already burnt out

>> No.17597655

>>17593513
>Judaism
>Proust

>> No.17597674

>>17593513
>Chaucer
not catholic

>> No.17597680

>>17596942
They were ethnically Jewish but it's weird to list them since they weren't religious Jews while the other 2 categories are religious ones. They were Jews who didn't practice Judaism.

>> No.17597692

>>17597680
and proust was only half, wasn't he?

>> No.17597703

Reminder Pascal's pensees were on the index of forbidden books.
Catholicism is a business first, a religion at best third or fourth.

>> No.17597759

>>17597680
Proust had a typical French Catholic upbringing, from what I've read. He doesn't seem to have practiced that much as an adult, though.
>>17597692
Indeed, on his mother's side.

>> No.17598479

>>17597703
Every time I read Pascal's Pensees I start to half-seriously believe in the Christian God. Idk what it is about that text, just the way he wrote it maybe, but it's so incredibly convincing and alluring.

>> No.17598944

Bump

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17599023

you forgot the most important Catholic writer

>> No.17599036

>>17593513
> my religion has more books than you so it’s better
Why aren’t you a Deluzian-Lacanian-Foucaultian progressive then OP. Just be a Marxist. Make leftism your religion. There’s way more books, I promise.

>> No.17599108

>Joshua
>Samuel
>Jeremiah
>Nehemiah
>Mordecai
>Moses
>David
>Solomon
>Isaiah
>Jeremiah
>Ezekiel
>Daniel
>Hosea
>Joel
>Amos
>Obadiah
>Jonah
>Micah
>Nahum
>Habakkuk
>Zephaniah
>Haggai
>Zechariah
>Malachi
>Matthew
>John
>Mark
>Luke
>Paul
>Barnabas
>Apollos
>James
>Peter
>John
>Jude
>Athanasius of Alexandria
>Gregory of Nazianzus
>Basil of Caesarea
>John Chrysostom
>Justin Martyr
>Irenaeus of Lyons
>Clement of Alexandria
>Athanasius of Alexandria
>John Chrysostom
>Cyril of Alexandria, the Cappadocian >Gregory of Nyssa
>Peter of Sebaste
>Maximus the Confessor
>John of Damascus

>> No.17599136

>>17599108
Literally who?

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