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Infinity, faith, and time : Christian humanism and Renaissance literature

Author: John Spencer Hill
Publisher: Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997.
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two.
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"Infinity, Faith, and Time is an exploration of Renaissance literature and the importance of a powerful tradition of Christian-Platonist rational spirituality derived from St Augustine and Nicholas of Cusa. John Spencer Hill argues that this tradition had a formative role in the thought of Renaissance writers by enabling them to assimilate into their worldview two central discoveries of the Renaissance - that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Spencer Hill
ISBN: 0773516611 9780773516618
OCLC Number: 39339869
Description: xiv, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The expanding universe. 1. Fides Quaerens Intellectum. 2. The Aristotelian cosmos. 3. Nicholas of Cusa and the new astronomy. 4. Rational spirituality and empirical rationalism. 5. Chorismos and Methexis: Pascal, Traherne, Milton --
pt. 2. Time. 6. Chronos and Kairos. 7. Inner time: Augustine and Bergson. 8. Time, literature, and literary criticism. 9. Time in Shakespeare. 10. Heilsgeschichte: typology and the helix of history. Appendix 1. Notes toward a Protestant poetic --
Appendix 2. Translations from Pascal's Pensees.
Series Title: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion., Series two.
Responsibility: John Spencer Hill.
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