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The Books of nature and scripture : recent essays on natural philosophy, theology and biblical criticism in the Netherlands of Spinoza's time and the British isles of Newton's time

Author: James E Force; Richard Henry Popkin
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston (Mass.) ; London : Kluwer, 1994.
Series: Archives internationales d'histoire des idées; International archives of the history of ideas
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The authors have attended a number of conferences where it was apparent that important research was being done in the fields of interpreting Newton's and Spinoza's contributions as biblical scholars  Read more...

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Named Person: Isaac Newton; Baruch Spinoza; Isaac Newton, Sir; Benedictus de Spinoza
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Force; Richard Henry Popkin
ISBN: 0792324676 9780792324676
OCLC Number: 463918837
Notes: Notes Bibliogr. Index.
Description: XVIII-223 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; R.H. Popkin. 2. Spinoza and Bible Scholarship; R.H. Popkin. 3. Comment on R. Popkin's Paper; A. Funkenstein. 4. Irrationality with or without Reason: the Analysis of Chapter XV of the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus; J. Lagree. 5. More, Newton and the Language of Biblical Prophecy; S. Hutton. 6. 'Making a Shew': Apocalyptic Hermeneutics and the Sociology of Christian Idolatry in the work of Isaac Newton and Henry More; R. Iliffe. 7. Newton on Kabbalah; M. Goldish. 8. One Prophet Interprets Another: Sir Isaac Newton and Daniel; M.Z. Kochavi. 9. 'Pray do not Ascribe that Notion to me: God and Newton's Gravity; J. Henry. 10. Isaac Newton and Thomas Burnet: Biblical Criticism and the Crisis of late Seventeenth Century England; S. Mandelbrote. 11. The God of Abraham and Isaac (Newton); J.E. Force. 12. 'Moses's Principia: Hutchinsonianism and Newton's Critics; D.S. Katz. Index.
Series Title: Archives internationales d'histoire des idées; International archives of the history of ideas
Responsibility: ed. by James E. Force, ... and Richard H. Popkin, ...
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