Enthusiasm: A Chapter in the History of Religion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780268009328
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1994
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 622
  • Sales rank: 1,000,291
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

I The Nature of Enthusiasm 1
II The Corinthians' Letter to St. Paul 9
III The Montanist Challenge 25
IV Donatist and Circumcellion 50
V The Underworld of the Middle Ages 71
Note on the Descent of the Albigenses 90
VI The Pattern of Medieval Heresy 92
VII The Anabaptists and the Reformation 117
VIII George Fox and Seventeenth-Century Protestantism 139
Note on the Pre-History of Quakerism 168
IX Jansenism: The Setting 176
X Jansenism: Its Genius 204
XI Quietism: The Background 231
XII Quietism: The Doctrine 260
XIII Malaval, Petrucci, Molinos 288
XIV Madame Guyon and the Battle of the Olympians 319
Note on Antoinette Bourignon 352
XV The French Prophets 356
XVI The Convulsionaries of Saint-Medard 372
XVII The Moravian Tradition 389
XVIII A Profile of John Wesley 422
XIX The Parting of Friends (I) 459
XX The Parting of Friends (II) 483
XXI Wesley and the Religion of Experience 513
XXII Some Vagaries of Modern Revivalism 549
XXIII The Philosophy of Enthusiasm 578
Bibliography 592
Index 597
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