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Faith in the Age of Reason (Lion Histories Series)

Jonathan Hill

Faith in the Age of Reason (Lion Histories Series)

Jonathan Hill

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In Europe and the New World, the 17th and 18th centuries were a time of revolutionary changes in politics, science, and religion. This excellent guide traces the role of Christianity during this "Enlightenment" period, which fundamentally shaped the way we think today.

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About "Faith in the Age of Reason (Lion Histories Series)"

In Europe and the New World, the 17th and 18th centuries were a time of revolutionary changes in politics, science, and religion. This excellent guide traces the role of Christianity during this "Enlightenment" period, which fundamentally shaped the way we think today.
- Koorong

This excellent addition to the Lion Histories series explores one of the most interesting periods of history - the Enlightenment of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The book begins by describing how the Middle Ages came to an end with the Renaissance and the Reformation, setting the scene for the Enlightenment. Jonathan Hill then takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the central themes and characters of this turbulent period. Themes covered include* the Churches, the New Science, the New Philosophy, the Question of Authority, Politics and Society, God, Humanity and the World, the Reaction and the Legacy. Key figures featured include* Samuel Johnson, Galileo, Newton, Descartes, Hume, Voltaire, Pascal, Locke, Diderot, Rousseau and Kant.
- Publisher

'Faith in the Age of Reason', written by Jonathan Hill, explores one of the most interesting periods of history, the Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th centuries, and navigates an illuminating route through it.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jonathan Hill

Jonathan Hill (Ph.D., National University of Singapore) previously worked as a subtitler for Sky News, Sky Sports and Channel Five, a Researcher for Prospect Pictures and Production Assistant for NHK Europe, where he was involved in the conception, writing and research of new television programmes and documentaries. Jonathan is also a freelance copy editor and proof reader, and especially enjoys working on Terry Pratchett novels. Jonathan is willing to talk about anything, but expresses a particular fondness for the Blues...

He is the author of The History of Christian Thought; Faith in the Age of Reason; What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us?; The Crucible of Christianity and The Big Questions
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • Themes Covered Include: The Churches; The New Science; The New Philosophy; The Question Of Authority; Politics And Society; God, Humanity And The World; The Reaction And The Legacy. Key Figures Featured Include: Samuel Johnson, Galileo, Newton, Descartes, Hume, Voltaire, Pascal, Locke, Diderot, Rousseau And Kant.
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  • Catalogue Code 214080
  • Product Code 0745951309
  • EAN 9780745951300
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Sep 2004
  • Sales Rank #20790
  • Dimensions 179 x 125 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.295kg

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