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Maciej Bielawski: “Nicolae Steinhardt and his Journal of Happiness”

 Nicu Steinhardt (1912-1988) was one of the most interesting, significant and representative persons of twentieth-century European culture. Born in Bucharest at the turn of the century in a Jewish family, he was educated in law and became a gifted literary critique. Moved by his natural intellectual openness, he proved himself to be a profound thinker and erudite, writer and philosopher between the two wars. During the totalitarian regime in Rumania, he spent four years in communist prisons, a turning point for him as an important experience linked him with the… Read more Maciej Bielawski: “Nicolae Steinhardt and his Journal of Happiness”

ÎNTRE REFULARE ŞI PERVERSITATE, un eseu de Virgil CIOMOŞ

Spaţiul acordat de revistele româneşti fenomenului religios este, pe zi ce trece, mai limitat, mai ocazional (în acest sens, Dilema veche este o excepţie de la regulă). Presa noastră nu face, de altfel, decît să urmeze – „cuminte”, pentru a nu spune de-a dreptul „docilă” – un anume „trend” mediatic occidental. Fie că abordează (la modul epidermic, totuşi) evenimente tragice petrecute în mediile monastice – precum „cazul Taizé” sau „cazul Tanacu” -, fie că ne propun o perspectivă „superioară” – antropologică, sociologică şi, de ce nu?, politologică – asupra religiei… Read more ÎNTRE REFULARE ŞI PERVERSITATE, un eseu de Virgil CIOMOŞ