Today In Fact, 26 October

Nikos Kazantzakis, the author of Zorba the Greek died today in 1957. His mature spirituality emphasized the humanity of Jesus and portrayed him as a man like us wracked with doubts and guilt and pain. The Greek Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church anathematized him and his works. He forgave them.

– Posted by Douglas Racionzer (serendipiday.blogspot.com)

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