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Self immolation, or, The sacrifice of love

August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue

Self immolation, or, The sacrifice of love

a play, in three acts

by August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue

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Published by Printed for W.P. and L. Blake ... in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSelf immolation, Sacrifice of love
Statementby August von Kotzebue ; faithfully translated from the German by Henry Neuman, Esq.
ContributionsNeuman, Henry, fl. 1798-1799., American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2387.A3 O7 1799
The Physical Object
Pagination57, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6664148M
LC Control Number24009824

This is a list of notable self-immolations done for political reasons. Non-political self-immolations are not included in the list. Self-immolation was a relatively common protest tactic among Buddhists in South Vietnam, anti-communists in Czechoslovakia during the mid 20th century and continues to be used by Tibetans protesting rule of Tibet by China and Crimean Tatars . The Sacrifice (Swedish: Offret) is a drama film written and directed by Andrei ng Erland Josephson, it centers on a middle-aged intellectual who attempts to bargain with God to stop an impending nuclear holocaust. The Sacrifice was Tarkovsky's third film as a Soviet expatriate, after Nostalghia and the documentary Voyage in Time, and was also Music by: Johann Sebastian Bach, Watazumido-Shuso.

  I did not know which book Joe was going to send me, when he contacted me asking if I’d be interested. I didn’t even know what the definition of “self-immolation” was until I saw it on the back cover (noun. the offering of oneself as a sacrifice, especially by burning; such suicidal action in the name of a cause or strongly held belief. Immolation by H.E. Kline Immolation means sacrifice, and one that usually involves burning. It’s certainly a fitting title for this piece of horror fiction from H. E. Kline. Doug King has a problem with his cat. A big problem. See, his lovable kitty is possessed and killing people, including his wife!/5(32).

★★★★ Partition. Without a doubt, it is one of the darkest periods in the history of India. When borders were redrawn, millions of people were displaced from houses that they been living in since the past many generations. Countless people lost the.   Thus, the idea of a self-sacrifice is an illusion even if an act of self-immolation is reality. Life is a burn of dialectic contradiction, one way or another. Metabolically, existentially.


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Tibetans in Tibet are not, she points out, primarily seeking international support; rather. Description: An extensive study of self-sacrificial images in Indian art, this book examines concepts such as head-offering, human sacrifice, blood, suicide, valour, self-immolation, and self-giving in the context of religion and politics to explore why these images were produced and how they became paradigms of heroism.

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Norman Morrison (Decem – November 2, ) was a Baltimore Quaker best known for his act of self-immolation at age 31 to protest United States involvement in the Vietnam Erie, Pennsylvania-born Morrison graduated from the College of Wooster in He was married and had two daughters and a son.

On November 2,Morrison doused. God offered, in the closely reasoned logic of the author of the book of Hebrews, a final sacrifice that summed up all the animal sacrifices of the past (Hebrews 9 and 10).

Modern Christians have "spruced up" the ritual so much that an observer might miss the meaning behind what is, in fact, the celebration of a very bloody, very painful sacrifice. Denethor in The Lord of the Rings.

"Bring wood and oil." In the original book he burns in the tomb where he's built his pyre, but in Peter Jackson's film version he runs out of the tomb and across the courtyard while still burning so that he can throw himself off the front of the rock prow overlooking the battlefield.

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“A Christian perspective on suicide begins with an affirmation of faith that nothing, including suicide, separates us from the love of God (Romans ).