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Histories of heresy in early modern Europe : for against, and beyond persecution and toleration

Author: John Christian Laursen
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Toleration of differing religious ideas exists in parts of the contemporary world, but it is still not clear how this came about. This book brings together experts in this field in order to attempt  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Christian Laursen
ISBN: 0312294042 9780312294045
OCLC Number: 49204635
Description: x, 290 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Outraged Orthodoxy--the hard line. "We are in strange hands, and things have come to a strange passe' : argument and rhetoric against heresy in Thomas Edwards's Gangraena (1646) / Sammy Basu --
Francis Lee and the French prophets : the history of Montanism (1709) / Stacey Searl-Chapin --
Self-defense and calls for toleration. Gabriel Naude's apology for great men suspected of magic : variations in editions from 1625 to 1715 / Maryanne Horowitz --
Hobbes on heresy / Martyn P. Thompson --
Between history and politics : Limborch's historia inquisitionis / Luisa Simonutti --
The public context of heresy : Maimbourg, Bayle, and Le Clerc / Sally Jenkinson --
Radical heretics on the offensive. Histories of heresy in the clandestine philosophical manuscripts / Antony McKenna --
The Trinity as heresy : Socinian counter-histories of Simon Magus, Orpheus, and Cerinthus / Martin Mulsow --
Two Jewish heresies : Spinozism and Sabbatianism / Richard Popkin. A Plague on Many Houses--Joining Hands Against Enthusiasm. Heinrich Corrodi's critical history of Chiliasm / Simone Zurbuchen --
Gibbon and the history of heresy / John G.A. Pocock --
Enlightened orthodoxy. The enlightened orthodoxy of the Abbé Pluquet / Patrick Coleman --
Heresy in the Encyclopedie d'Yverdon / Clorinda Donato --
The Abbé Nicolas-Sylvestre Bergier and the history of heresy / Kathleen Hardesty Doig.
Responsibility: edited by John Christian Laursen.
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"...fourteen stimulating essays...of interest to scholars and graduate students working in early modern intellectual history." - Andrew C. Thompson, History: Reviews of New Books

 
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