Argues that while Nikos Kazantzakis may have occupied the so-called
borderlands between belief and unbelief throughout much of his
career, he nonetheless possessed, or was possessed by, an intense
awareness of the sacred. These 11 essays analyze in detail
Kazantzakis's lifelong struggle to give voice to his understanding of
God<-->especially as it was informed by elements of Bergsonism,
Nietzcheanism, and Buddhism. The authors demonstrate the wealth of
spiritual insight in his writing.
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