Religion and the rise of historicism : W.M.L. de Wette, Jacob Burckhardt, and the theological origins of nineteenth-century historical consciousness (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Religion and the rise of historicism : W.M.L. de Wette, Jacob Burckhardt, and the theological origins of nineteenth-century historical consciousness

Author: Thomas A Howard
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printView all editions and formats
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Concentrating upon the meeting of German theologian W. M. L. de Wette and Swiss-German historian Jacob Burckhardt, this book demonstrates the centrality of theological concerns and forms of knowledge  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Howard
ISBN: 9780521650229 0521650224 9780521026338 0521026334
OCLC Number: 698908531
Description: XI, 250 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: History, Theology, and Modernity; 1. Wilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wette: enlightenment, romanticism and biblical criticism; 2. De Wette and Schleiermacher at Berlin (1810-1819): politics, history, and the post-enlightenment transformation of theology; 3. De Wette, D. F. Strauss, and the New Christusbild; 4. Basel, Burckhardt, and de Wette; 5. History without centaurs; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Albert Howard.

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