Film – Izvoarele Adincului Celui Mare

Studiu aspura cartii Genesa, inclusiv  ‘Arca lui Noe’ – O reconstruire moderna ne dezvaluie plauzibilitatea supravietuirii lui Noe si familiei lui in timpul Potopului care a schimbat lumea. The fountains of the great deep:

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PAGINA – RICHARD WURMBRAND

Documentarul realizat de Lucia Hossu Longin este ultimul video (jos) pe aceasta pagina.

Vizionati si cititi si urmatoarele postari:

  • Influenta lui Richard Wurmbrand asupra lui Iosif Ton

Un video predica -Richard Wurmbrand in limba Germana (48 de minute)

E posibil ca acesta sa fie primul documentar realizat de un Pastor Luteran American care l-a ajutat pe Richard si Sabina Wurmbrand sa emigreze in SUA.

suntem in cautare pentru acest video

In continuare, vizionati urmatorul documentar care a fost  transmis pentru prima data  in ziua de 23 mai 2006, orele 23.00, pe postul national de televiziune, TVR 1,  documentarul despre viata si lucrarea pastorului Richard Wurmbrand in cadrul “Memorialului Durerii”, realizat de catre distinsa doamna Lucia Hosu Longin.

PREDICI Video:

Pastor Richard Wurmbrand (March 24, 1909 – February 17, 2001)
Sabina (Oster) Wurmbrand (July 10, 1913 – August 11, 2000)

Many people called him the “Voice of the Underground Church” and others referred to him as the “Iron Curtain St. Paul.” This humble man who began the ministry of The Voice of the Martyrs was the Rev. Richard Wurmbrand. Richard’s life was a partnership with the equally amazing Sabina, whom he married on October 26, 1936.

Richard Wurmbrand was born the youngest of four boys in a Jewish family on March 24, 1909, in Bucharest, Romania. Gifted intellectually and fluent in nine languages, Richard was active in leftist politics and worked as a stockbroker.

After their marriage, Richard and Sabina were converted to Christ in 1938, chiefly because of the influence of a German carpenter, Christian Wölfkes. They joined the Anglican Mission to the Jews in Bucharest. Richard was ordained, first as an Anglican, and then after World War II as a Lutheran minister.

During World War II, Richard and Sabina saw an opportunity for evangelism among the occupying German forces. They preached in the bomb shelters and rescued Jewish children out of the ghettos. Richard and Sabina were repeatedly arrested and beaten and, at least once, nearly executed. Sabina lost her Jewish family in Nazi concentration camps.

In 1945 Romanian Communists seized power and a million “invited” Russian troops poured into the country. Pastor Wurmbrand ministered to his oppressed countrymen and engaged in bold evangelism to the Russian soldiers.

That same year, Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand attended the Congress of Cults organized by the Romanian Communist government. Many religious leaders came forward to praise Communism and to swear loyalty to the new regime. Sabina said, “Richard, stand up and wash away this shame from the face of Christ.” Richard warned, “If I do so, you’ll lose your husband.”

“I don’t wish to have a coward as a husband,” she replied. Thus Richard declared to the 4,000 delegates, whose speeches were broadcast to the whole nation, that their duty is to glorify God and Christ alone.

Between 1945 and 1947, Richard distributed 1 million Gospels to Russian troops, often disguising the books as Communist propaganda. Richard also smuggled Gospels into Russia. On December 30, 1947, the People’s Republic of Romania was proclaimed.

Richard Wurmbrand kidnapped
On February 29, 1948, the secret police arrested Richard while on his way to church and took him to their headquarters. He was locked in a solitary cell and labeled ‘Prisoner Number 1.’

In 1950, his wife Sabina was also imprisoned. She was forced to serve as a laborer on the Danube Canal project, leaving their nine-year-old son, Mihai, alone and homeless. Following her release in 1953, the Romanian authorities informed her that Richard had died in prison.

A Christian doctor masquerading as a Communist Party member discovered Richard alive in prison. In a general amnesty, Richard was released in 1956 after serving eight-and-a-half years in prison. He was warned never to preach again. While in prison, he went through horrific tortures at the hands of the brutal secret police. Despite the treatments and the warnings he received from his persecutors, Richard resumed his work with the “underground” churches after his release.

He was re-arrested in 1959 through the conspiracy of an associate, and sentenced to 25 years. He was accused of preaching ideas contrary to Communist doctrine. Due to increased political pressure from Western countries, Richard was granted another amnesty and released in 1964.

In December 1965, the Norwegian Mission to the Jews and the Hebrew Christian Alliance paid $10,000 in ransom to the Communist government to allow the Wurmbrand family to leave Romania. Reluctant to leave his homeland, Richard was convinced by other underground church leaders to leave and become a “voice” to the world for the underground church. Richard, Sabina, and their son Mihai left Romania for Norway and then traveled on to England.

The birth of a unique ministry
Richard began his ministry of being a voice for persecuted Christians in England with Rev. Stuart Harris, where he also wrote his testimony of persecution, Tortured for Christ. Later, Richard moved on to the United States, and in 1966 he appeared before a U.S. Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, where he stripped to the waist and revealed 18 deep torture wounds on his body. His story spread rapidly, leading to more and more speaking engagements.

In 1967, the Wurmbrands officially began a ministry committed to serving the persecuted church, called Jesus to the Communist World (later renamed The Voice of the Martyrs). In the same year, Richard released his book, Tortured for Christ.

In October, 1967, the first monthly issue of The Voice of the Martyrs newsletter was published in the U.S. By the mid-1980s his work was established in 80 restricted nations with offices in 30 countries around the world.

In 1990, after the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu in December 1989, Richard and Sabina returned to Romania after 25 years in exile and were warmly received. A printing facility and bookstore were opened in Bucharest, and the officials of the city offered to store Christian books in a room below the palace of Ceausescu, the very site where Richard had been held in solitary confinement.

Richard retired from the day-to-day work of The Voice of the Martyrs in 1992, but he continued as a consultant and member of the board of directors, maintaining a keen interest in the work until his death in 2001.

During his ministry, Richard wrote 18 books in English and others in Romanian, some of which have been translated into 38 different languages. His most well-known book is Tortured for Christ. He received numerous honors and citations during his lifetime for his work and ministry.

Richard is remembered with great affection as an outstanding man of God, passionate for the cause of Christ, powerful in evangelism, and persevering in suffering for the sake of the Jesus he loved. Sabina, who passed away August 11, 2000, is remembered as a woman of great integrity, a student of the Scriptures, a mighty faith warrior and a true help mate to her husband.

Keys- http://persecution.tv/video?task=videodirectlink&id=807 (Videos)

http://cristianet.fr/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=26 (Real audio)

http://www.youtube.com/user/Iedidia1/videos?query=wurmbrand (Videos)

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    Sabina Wurmbrand – La Pasti in Anul 2000

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    Sabina Wurmbrand – Interviu anul 2000 Harul si Adevarul

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Pregateste-te de intalnire

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Pastorul

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Nimic nu se schimba

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Memorialul durerii – Cine a fost Richard.Wurmbrand ep 24

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Iubire Iertare – Ioan 6 cu 47-56

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Film Liviu Mocan Fundatia El – Realizator Cristian Dor de cer-Integral

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 7Mantuirea pentru toti oamenii partea 7 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 6Mantuirea pentru toti oamenii partea 6 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 5Valoarea suferintei partea 5 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 4Ce putem lua cu noi partea 4 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 3Ce putem lua cu noi partea 3 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 1Ca un stejar partea 1 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Ferestre spre cer – 2Domnul pacii sa fie cu toti partea 2 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Calea Adevarul si Viata 221 – partea 2 din 2

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Calea Adevarul si Viata 220 – partea 1 din 2

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 7 Ferestre spre cer – Mantuirea pentru toti oamenii 7 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 6 Ferestre spre cer – Mantuirea pentru toti oamenii 6 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 5 Ferestre spre cer – Valoarea_suferintei partea 5 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 4 Ferestre spre cer – Ce putem lua cu noi partea 4 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 3 Ferestre spre cer – Ce putem lua cu noi partea 3 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 2 Ferestre spre cer – Domnul pacii sa fie cu toti 2 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere 1 Ferestre spre cer – Ca un stejar partea 1 din 7

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Cu introducere Ferestre spre cer – Nebunia dragostei – partea 1 si 2

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Copii ai lui Dumnezeu

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Comemorare 2003&2004

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Bolnav de dragoste

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    Richard Wurmbrand – Binecuvantare prin suferinta 

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    Richard Wurmbrand – 2009 Anul Richard Wurmbrand

Planeta Privilegiata

Este planeta noastră doar un grăunte fără semnificaţie în Univers, sau este creaţia unui proiectant inteligent? Documentarul „Planeta privilegiată” demonstrează faptul că mulţi factori care fac posibilă existenţa vieţii complexe pe Terra creează și cele mai bune condiţii pentru observare și cercetare. Filmul explorează această corelaţie surprinzătoare şi implicaţiile în ceea ce privește înţelegerea originii şi scopului nostru în Univers.

The Privileged Planet (RO) from Frumoasa verde on Vimeo.

Vechi secrete ale Bibliei – ep.1/13 – Chivotul legamantului (documentar)

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Film – Calatoria Crestinului (Subtitrare in Limba Romana)

Subtitrare in Limba Romana

CALATORIA CRESTINULUI

subtitrare in Limba Romana

VIDEO by  constantin popescu

Articol de interes John  Bunyan- fisiere Audio in Limba Romana

02 Capitolul II – Ajutorul si Inteleptul Lumii

Film – Martin Luter

O scurta biografie de la ViataVesnica.ro

Preot şi doctor în teologie, a fost primul reformator protestant ale cărui reforme au fost aplicate în Bisericile Evanghelice-Luterane.
Reforma protestantă din Germania a fost începută de Martin Luther în 1517. El a încercat să reformeze Biserica Catolică, dar din cauza rezistenţei de care a dat dovadă, Biserica a fost împărţită în structura actuală.
Martin Luther s-a născut în Eisleben, Saxonia, la 10 noiembrie 1483, părinţii lui fiind Hans şi Margaret Ziegler Luther. La scurt timp după naşterea lui Luther, familia s-a mutat în Mansfeld, unde tatăl, Hans, a lucrat ca miner. Tânărul Martin a studiat la Magdeburg şi Eisenach înainte să se înscrie la Universitatea Erfurt. Îndrumat de tatăl său, Luther a început în 1505 să studieze dreptul, dar ulterior s-a dedicat carierei ecleziastice, devenind călugăr al ordinului augustinian. Martin Luther şi-a luat doctoratul în teologie în 1512 şi a devenit profesor de ştiinţe biblice la prestigioasa Universitate Wittenberg.

Seriozitatea cu care Luther şi-a susţinut vocaţia sa religioasă l-a condus la o criză personală profundă: se întreba cum era posibil să reconcilieze cerinţele legii lui Dumnezeu cu incapacitatea omului de a le urma. El a găsit răspunsul în Noul Testament: Dumnezeu, devenind om în Isus Cristos, a împăcat omenirea cu el. Ceea ce era cerut omenirii nu era o respectare strictă a legilor şi a obligaţiilor religioase, ci un răspuns de credinţă, răspuns acceptat de Dumnezeu. Aceasta credinţă trebuia să se bazeze pe dragoste, nu pe frică.
Martin Luther

Credinţa a lui Martin Luther l-a facut să intre în 1517 în conflict cu Biserica Romano-Catolică. Papa Leon al X-lea, pentru a strânge fonduri în vederea construirii Bazilicii Sf. Petru din Roma, a vândut credincioşilor indulgenţe. Prin vânzaresa de indulgenţe se oferea, în schimbul unei donaţii băneşti, anularea suferinţelor vremelnice datorate păcatului – odată iertat prin pocăinţă. Luther s-a declarat împotriva acestei practici.

La 31 octombrie 1517, Martin Luther a afişat pe uşa principală a bisericii din Wittenberg o listă cu cele 95 de teze. Ele cereau interzicerea comerţului cu indulgenţe. Aceste teze au circulat repede prin Germania şi au cauzat o mare controversă. Papa a ordonat ca Luther să compară la Augsburg, în faţa cardinalului Thomas Cajetan. Cardinalul i-a cerut să-şi retracteze cele 95 de teze. Luther a replicat că şi le va retrage doar dacă i se va dovedi pe baza Bibliei că el este cel ce greşeşte.

În 1521, papa, prin bula de excomunicare emisă împotriva lui Luther, a cerut împăratului Carol al V-lea să-l execute. Acesta, în loc să satisfacă dorinţa papei, a convocat o adunare pentru examinarea lui Luther. Oficialităţile din dietă i-au cerut să-şi retragă declaraţiile. Luther a refuzat, iar membrii dietei l-au declarat indezirabil.

Luther reuşit să scape de pedeapsă cu ajutorul prietenului lui, guvernatorul Saxoniei, care l-a ascuns în castelul din Wartburg, castel aflat în apropiere de Eisenach. Lui Luther i-a pus pseudonimul cavalerul George. Pe durata şederii sale în Wartburg, Luther a început să traducă Noul Testament în limba germană.

Preocuparea principală a împăratului era războiul cu Franţa, aşa că în cele din urmă Luther şi-a putut permite să revină la catedra din Wittenberg. Încercările sale de reformare a bisericii locale nu au avut succes în Europa Centrală în timpul vieţii sale, dar au fost continuate de discipolii săi. În 1524 numeroşi ţărani din Germania s-au folosit de teoria lui Luther ca pretext pentru a declanşarea unei revolte ţărăneşti.

În 1525, Martin Luther s-a însurat cu fosta călugăriţă Katharina von Bora, arătându-se astfel adversar al impunerii celibatului preoţesc. Restul vieţii şi l-a petrecut scriind, ţinând predici şi organizând Reforma bisericii în Saxonia. Luther a murit la 12 februarie 1546 în Eisleben, oraşul în care se născuse.

Luther este cunoscut ca “părintele Reformei”. Intenţia lui însă nu a fost crearea unei Biserici noi, alternative, ci înnoirea întregii Biserici Universale.

A disparut filmul subtitrat, si VIDEO by deekay120278

Martin Luther 1953

Martin Luther

VIDEO by Jake Bishop

PBS Reluctant Revolutionary

Part 2

Black and White documentary

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn – Binecuvintata fii inchisoare; film in limba Romana

The film is in the Romanian language, however, you can read an article and timeline on Alexandr Solzhenitsyn in the English language at the bottom of this post.

Binecuvintata fii inchisoare – film dupa cartea lui Nicole Valery. Plon, Paris. Despre experienta carcerala : De la Soljeniţîn la Steinhardt: Gulagul între suferinţă mărturisită şi credinţă.

Alexander Soljenitin – Toti scriitori care au vorbit despre inchisoare fara sa fi trecut prin ea s-au simtit obligati sa-si arate simpatia fata de detinuti si sa blesteme  inchisoarea.  Eu am stat acolo mult timp, acolo mi-am faurit sufletul si pot spune fara ocol:   BINECUVINTATA   FII   INCHISOARE….. binecuvintat fie rolul care l-ai jucat in existenta mea!

VIDEO by pacatosud

Cine a fost Alexander Soljenitin:

Scriitorul rus, care a decedat la 3 august 2008, la vârsta de 89 de ani, a condamnat neîncetat universul inuman al lagărelor sovietice. Arestat în 1945 pentru că l-a criticat pe Stalin, a stat opt ani în închisoare.

A primit premiul Nobel pentru literatură în 1970, dar, în 1974, autorităţile de la Moscova i-au retras cetăţenia sovietică, expulzându-l din URSS. În 1973, Aleksandr Soljeniţîn publicase „Arhipelagul Gulag” în Occident şi a fost acuzat de trădare. A locuit apoi în Germania, Elveţia şi Statele Unite ale Americii, înainte de a reveni în Rusia, în 1994, după destrămarea Uniunii Sovietice. După întoarcerea în ţara natală, el a condamnat evoluţia Rusiei postsovietice.

Great Souls: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Great Writers: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

Christianity Today, January 1, 2000

Literature of Protest: Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
The high school physics-teacher-turned-novelist whose writings shook an empire by Edward E. Ericson, Jr.

January 1, 2000

A high school teacher in his hovel far from home spends every spare minute writing—and then burying the manuscripts in jars. Who could have guessed that he was changing history? A Soviet-era joke set in the future has a teacher asking who Soviet president Leonid Brezhnev was and a schoolgirl replying, “Wasn’t he some insignificant politician in the age of Solzhenitsyn?”

As a boy, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn planned to find fame through commemorating the glories of the Bolshevik Revolution. But as an artillery captain, he privately criticized Stalin and got packed off to eight years in the prison camps. There, the loyal Leninist encountered luminous religious believers and moved from the Marx of his schoolteachers to the Jesus of his Russian Orthodox forefathers: “God of the Universe!” he wrote, “I believe again! Though I renounced You, You were with me!”

After prison, Solzhenitsyn poured out once-unimaginable tales of the brutality of Soviet prison life. With One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, the unknown author became lionized worldwide as a truth-telling freedom-fighter. A publishing event that Premier Nikita Khrushchev authorized as part of his de-Stalinization campaign looks, in retrospect, like the first crack in the Berlin Wall.

The Gulag Archipelago, a history of the Soviet concentration camps, prompted the Kremlin to ship the author westward in 1974.

At home, Solzhenitsyn had scolded the Soviet leaders for their attempted “eradication of Christian religion and morality” and for substituting an ideology with atheism as its “chief inspirational and emotional hub.” But once in the West, he scolded Western elites for discarding “the moral heritage of Christian centuries with their great reserves of mercy and sacrifice” and for substituting “the proclaimed and practiced autonomy of man from any higher force above him.”

Thus many Western intellectuals also turned against him (one headline bellowed, “Shut Up, Solzhenitsyn”). Despite his moderate political inclinations, critics pinned false labels on him: reactionary, chauvinist, monarchist, theocrat, even anti-Semite.

“Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line dividing good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either—
but right through every human heart.” —Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

Solzhenitsyn replied, “They lie about me as if I were already dead,” and complained, “Nobody ever gives any quotes.”

Moving to Vermont and listening only to “the sad music of Russia,” Solzhenitsyn fulfilled his boyhood plan with The Red Wheel, but now the Bolshevik Revolution was not celebrated but lamented. And “the main cause of the ruinous Revolution that swallowed up some sixty million of our people” was—as he had heard his elders starkly say—that “men have forgotten God.” That forgetting is also “the principal trait of the entire twentieth century.”

Today as the Cold War rapidly disappears from modern consciousness, Solzhenitsyn is less well-known. But he remains the indispensable witness to and keenest interpreter of the century’s greatest intellectual and political conflict. New Yorker editor David Remnick calls him our age’s “dominant writer” and says, “No writer that I can think of in history, really, was able to do so much through courage and literary skill to change the society they came from. And, to some extent, you have to credit the literary works of Alexandr Solzhenitsyn with helping to bring down the last empire on earth.”

Edward E. Ericson, Jr., is a professor of English at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and author of Solzhenitsyn and the Modern World (Regnery Gateway, 1993).
Timeline

1917 Russian Revolution

1918 Alexandr Solzhenitsyn is born

1928 Joseph Stalin consolidates his power; first Five-Year Plan

1936-39 Stalin’s great purge annihilates tens of thousands

1945 Solzhenitsyn arrested as a captain in the army; Soviets consolidate power in Eastern Europe, which begins the Cold War

1953 Solzhenitsyn released from prison camps and diagnosed with terminal cancer; Nikita Khrushchev takes power in U.S.S.R. upon Stalin’s death

1962 Publishes One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)

1968 Publishes Cancer Ward and First Circle

1970 Awarded the Nobel Prize for literature

Receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature

Also click here to watch more film footage of Solzhenitsyn

1973 Publishes first volume of Gulag Archipelago

1974 Exiled from his homeland

1988 Mikhail Gorbachev becomes U.S.S.R. president

1989 Berlin Wall dismantled

1994 Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia

In his autobiographical The Oak and the Calf, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn recalls how he “wrote” in the camps, where writing was forbidden—and how vulnerable his work was.

In the camp, this meant committing my verse—many thousands of lines—to memory. To help me with this, I improvised decimal counting beads and, in transit prisons, broke up matchsticks and used the fragments as tallies. As I approached the end of my sentence, I grew more confident of my powers of memory, and began writing down and memorizing prose—dialogue at first, but then, bit by bit, whole densely written passages. … But more and more of my time—in the end as much as one week every month—went into the regular repetition of all I had memorized.

Then came exile, and right at the beginning of my exile, cancer. … In December [1953] the doctors—comrades in exile—confirmed that I had at most three weeks left.

All that I had memorized in the camps ran the risk of extinction together with the head that held it. This was a dreadful moment in my life: to die on the threshold of freedom, to see all I had written, all that gave meaning to my life thus far, about to perish with me. …

I hurriedly copied things out in tiny handwriting, rolled them, several pages at a time, into tight cylinders and squeezed these into a champagne bottle. I buried the bottle in my garden—and set off for Tashkent to meet the new year and to die. [In fact, he was treated and recovered completely.]

For more information on this topic, see:

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
http://www.soc.pu.ru/gallery/solzhenitsyn/home.htmle

A World Split Apart: An Address by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
http://www.uncg.edu/~danford/solz.htm

Copyright © 2000 by the author or Christianity Today International/Christian History magazine.

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