Barbarism and Religion: Volume 5, Religion: The First Triumphby J. G. A. Pocock
This volume in John Pocock's acclaimed sequence on Barbarism and Religion examines Gibbon's controversial treatment of the early Christian church.See more details below
This volume in John Pocock's acclaimed sequence on Barbarism and Religion examines Gibbon's controversial treatment of the early Christian church.
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Table of Contents
Introduction; Part I. Gibbon's Orthodox Sources: 1. The Christian ancients: Eusebius and the fathers; 2. The Catholic moderns: history and authority; Part II. The Sources of Protestant Enlightenment: 3. Jean Le Clerc and the history of language; 4. The Historia Ecclesiastica and the impact of Le Clerc; 5. Isaac de Beausobre: heresy, philosophy, history; 6. Johann Lorenz von Mosheim: modern ecclesiastical historian; Part III. The Two Chapters Explored: 7. The English setting; 8. Gibbon's fifteenth chapter: the spread of Christianity and the rise of the clergy; 9. The sixteenth chapter: intolerance, persecution and philosophy; Part IV. Controversy and Continuation: 10. The reception of the two chapters and the invention of the author; 11. Epilogue and prologue.
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