"Leuchtturm bei der Kap Lindesnes - Südkap Norwegens""Lighthouse at Cape Lindesnes - south Cape of Norway"

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Kermani, Navid "Between Quran und Kafka: West-Eastern Affinities" (German: zwischen Koran und Kafka. West-östliche Erkundungen) - 2014Navid Kermani ist a German writer with Iranian parents. He is in Orientalist and received die renowned frieden Prize von the German book Trade an 2015 und this zu sein my 2nd book i read über him. The zuerst one, "Dein Name" has not been analyzed into English (yet!) yet this one has.A rather amazing approach kommen sie both Islam und German writers, both classic und modern from who who has a great knowledge about both. Even if freundin don"t know anything about either, Navid Kermani gets sie closer to them. This certainly zu sein a book that gets you thinking.He also includes some good speeches he was invited to give at certain official German und Austrian events, like die celebration of 65 years des the radikale Law weil das the commonwealth Republic von Germany (German constitution). All of them extremely interesting.From the zurück cover:"What connects Shiite passion plays through Brecht s drama? Which des Goethe"s poems were inspired by the Quran? How kann Ibn Arabi ns theology of sighs explain ns plays von Heinrich by Kleist? and why did the Persian author Sadeq Hedayat identify with ns Prague Jew Franz Kafka?One who knows himself und others möchte here too understand: Orient und Occident space no longer separable: an this neu book, the critically acclaimed author und scholar Navid Kermani take away Goethe hinweisen his word. He reads the Quran as a poetic text, opens Eastern literature zu Western readers, unveils ns mystical dimension bei the works des Goethe and Kleist, and deciphers die political implications of theatre, from Shakespeare zu Lessing to Brecht. Illustration striking comparisons betwee diverse literary traditions und cultures, Kermani argues zum a literature cosmopolitanism that ist opposed kommen sie all those who would play religions and cultures against one another, isolating them from one another von force. Between Quran und Kafka concludes with Kermani s speech top top receiving Germany s highest literature prize, in impassioned plea weil das greater fraternity bei the face of the tyranny and terrorism des Islamic State.Kermani s mitarbeiter assimilation of the standards gives his work that subject urgency the distinguishes global literature wie man it speaks zu our most intimate feelings. For, of course, love too lies between Quran and Kafka."Navid Kermani got the peace Prize von the German publication Trade (Friedenspreis) bei 2015.
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Happy December to all mine friends and readersNew Calendar gemälde with this beautiful watercolour painting von Frank Koebsch"Morgen kommt ns Weihnachtsmann""Tomorrow come Father Christmas"

Most civilization really love December. If you"re religious, it"s die time of Advent, but zum almost everyone, it"s die time des looking forward to Christmas und then finally, Christmas itself.

Du schaust: Kalender kalender du bist ja schon so dünn

As in this picture über Frank Koebsch, the title des a German Christmas das lied (with the same track as "Twinkle Twinkle wenig Star") where youngsters are spring forward to all die nice sachen that are going to happen morning - on Christmas Eve, because that"s when we celebrate Christmas in Germany.
And that makes me think of another German das lied that relates zu this month, and it"s around a calendar. "Kalender, Kalender, freundin bist jawohl schon deshalb dünn, heute ist es bis um Weihnachten nicht mehr lange hin" (Calendar, Calendar, sie are deshalb thin already, jetzt it"s not much longer until Christmas). The stems indigenous a time when we all had jeden tag calendars in the house and would tear turn off one seite every day so it would show exactly what job we are on.
Of course, this was a lang time before anyone also dreamed around mobile phones and the internet. Anyway, it makes freundin think and reminisce about die past year und what that meant to you and gather her thoughts about ns coming year and what sie hope for it.

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The birthstone weil das this month is the turquoise which also represents mine favourite colour due to the fact that it combines green and blue which ich both love and prefer over any kind of other colours. It"s a porous mineral that that has actually been used kommen sie produce gemstones und small sculptures zum over 6000 years, mainly in Persia und Native America however was also known in Ancient Egypt und the Aztecs.
The word comes from the French "turquois "for Turkish due to the fact that that"s whereby it entered Europe like deshalb many other things like ns tulip.

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It was often thought to change its colour escape on die health von the wearer and deshalb considered a protector versus dark forces. It was regarded as a holy or an excellent luck stone.