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Scripture and Deism
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Diego Lucci
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This book deals with the British deists' biblical hermeneutics, its roots, and its effects on European culture and society. Deist thinkers such as John Toland, Anthony Collins and Matthew Tindal pointed out the historical and anthropological origins of positive religions. Focusing on the human roots of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and
The Enlightenment and religion
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: S. J. Barnett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-19 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. This book offers a critical survey of religious change and its causes in eighteenth-century Europe, and constitutes a challenge to the accepted views in traditional Enlightenment studies. Focusing on Enlightenment Italy, France and England, it
The Radical Rhetoric of the English Deists
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: James A. Herrick
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

Focusing on the works of lesser-known yet influential Deists, the author examines the 70-year polemic between the Church of England and the English Deists, illuminating the rhetorical war which raged between them. He contends that Deism owes its significance to these skilled controversialists.
Hebrew Bible / Old Testament: The History of Its Interpretation
Language: en
Pages: 1248
Authors: Magne Sæbø
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-23 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

Dieser Band setzt das große internationale Standardwerk zur Rezeption der Hebräischen Bibel/des Alten Testaments, das christliche und jüdische Fachleute aus der ganzen Welt vereint, fort. Es stellt die alttestamentliche Exegese von den Anfängen innerbiblischer Schriftdeutung bis zur gegenwärtigen Forschung umfassend dar. Dieser Band widmet sich der Zeitspanne zwischen Renaissance und
Reflections on the Conduct of the Modern Deists
Language: en
Pages: 110
Authors: Samuel Chandler, James Foster
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Psychology Press

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.