By Béla Zombory-Moldován
Publishing in the course of the one centesimal Anniversary of the 1st international War
An NYRB Classics unique
The budding younger Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was once on vacation whilst the 1st international struggle broke out in July 1914. referred to as up by way of the military, he quickly discovered himself hundreds of thousands of miles away, advancing on Russian strains and dealing with relentless rifle and artillery hearth. Badly wounded, he back to general lifestyles, which now struck him as unspeakably unusual. He had witnessed, he discovered, the top of a life-style, of an entire world.
Published the following for the 1st time in any language, this amazing memory is a robust addition to the literature of the warfare that outlined the form of the 20th century.
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65 The ‘election’ is thus transferred to a single person (Jesus). When this is coupled with the prediction that the Saviour of ‘Israel’ will be born of a virgin,66 the latter would constitute the third component of the triad, the holy spirit. 68 This aspect of Yhwh (having Asherah as a consort) must have been 20 T H E Q U E S T F O R U N D E R S TA N D I N G transferred to him after the worship of Yhwh became dominant over the worship of Baal. In view of the widespread popularity of Asherah, as was suggested earlier, her name probably forms part of the name ‘Israel’.
The building blocks or units of the Qur’an which have been mentioned or alluded to above cover the major part of the Qur’an, the framework of the Qur’anic discourse. There are other units in the Qur’an which will not be focussed upon in this work. These may be divided into two classes. The 47 AN OVERALL VIEW OF THE QUR’AN first pertains to rituals: fasting, food restrictions and pilgrimage. These rituals, especially those of the pilgrimage (Hajj), were well established and based on ancient rituals which were part and parcel of the annual festivities in Mecca and its surroundings as well as across the whole of the Arabian Peninsula and its periphery.
54 Possible origins of Christology Christianity was born when Paul (a Jewish rabbi with the Hebrew name Saul) adapted the message of Jesus by shifting the emphasis from preaching to the Jews to preaching to the non-Jews (the gentiles, mainly 9 T H E Q U E S T F O R U N D E R S TA N D I N G the non-Jewish Semitic elements forming the major part of the population in the area), and by developing Christology. The latter may have been an adaptation of the concept of a triad used in worship in ‘Arabia’ (see below).
The Burning of the World: A Memoir of 1914 by Béla Zombory-Moldován