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A close study of the Berlin Huguenot Refuge and its most famous figure, Jean Barbeyrac. Deeply rooted in the archives and full of new materials, it greatly clarifies the complicated relationship of Huguenot learning to cultural patronage, political cabals, theological disputes, and wider ...
Edited by Martin Mulsow, University of Erfurt and the Gotha Research Center for Early Modern Studies
Drawing on new manuscript sources, this volume offers seven contributions on Hermann Samuel Reimarus, the most significant biblical critic in eighteenth-century Germany, as well as an eminent Enlightenment philosopher, a renowned classicist, and expert on Judaism.
Herausgegeben von Andrea Steenbeek
In the Saturnalian dialogues (1582) Lipsius describes all aspects of the gladiatorial combats. This theme fits perfectly well into his other historiographical works about roman customs and institutions, but above all he presents the gladiators as enlightening examples in his stoic ethical ...
Edited by Jeanine De Landtsheer & Henk Nellen
Scylla and Charybdis offers a collection of studies on epistolary and scholarly responses to religious and political controversy in Early Modern Europe. Careful examination of key intellectual letter-writers yields new biographical information as well as a more balanced judgement on the ways ...
Bringing together four eminent Seventeenth century philosophers and investigating educational background, preferred language(s), reading habits as well as writing strategies, this book offers a vivid illustration of the important part played by Rhetoric in the making of Early Enlightenment ...
The sources and applied work processes in Heinrich Bullinger’s Reformation History are analyzed in the context of the theological assumptions and methodological claims of Bullinger’s historiography, which are classified against the background of early modern humanist and confessional ...
kritisch ediert von Dagmar Gottschall
The edition of the "Geistbuch", a Middle High German treatise on the Christian path to perfection from the first half of the 14th century, which also circulated in the Netherlands, gives insights into vernacular theological discussions from the time of the trial against Meister Eckhart. Die ...
Herausgegeben von Luca Baschera & Christian Moser
Volume 1 in the subseries Texts and Sources. Subseries editor: Falk Eisermann ENGLISH Peter Martyr Vermigli’s Commentary to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, which is edited in the present volume, not only evidences his intense engagement with the source material but also his struggle to find an ...
Wolfgang Simon, Reinhold Friedrich & Berndt Hamm
Ab dem Frühjahr 1532 rückt wieder die Reichspolitik ins Zentrum von Bucers Aufmerksamkeit, als in Schweinfurt in seiner Gegenwart die Verhandlungen über einen befristeten Waffenstillstand zwischen Kaiser und Protestanten beginnen. Erst Bucers theologische Gutachten und Argumentationshilfen ...
It is widely agreed that protestant scholasticism influenced Kant’s thinking on the question of Divine Providence. But the nature and extent of that influence have never been explored in detail. This is the scholarly lacuna the present volume seeks to fill.
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