Religion: Papini


The Life of Christ, by Giovanni Papini, was published in Italy in the second year of "the peace"—1921. It rapidly ran through six large editions. The sixth edition is an English translation recently published.— In 1911 Papini shocked even the ultra radical thinkers of Europe by his The Memoirs of God, a book of such extreme atheism that it was considered the last word in blasphemy. The author was the son of an atheist and confessed that he had an extreme dislike for the church from earliest childhood. His mother had him...

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