Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton / Edition 1

Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton / Edition 1

by M. Goldish
     
 

This book deals with Sir Isaac Newton's Judaic studies and their impact on his theology. After examining what Jewish sources Newton read, the author explains how ideas Newton learned from Jewish history and literature found their way into his understanding of ancient religion, scriptural prophecy, the Temple of Jerusalem, the ancient church, and the corruption of

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This book deals with Sir Isaac Newton's Judaic studies and their impact on his theology. After examining what Jewish sources Newton read, the author explains how ideas Newton learned from Jewish history and literature found their way into his understanding of ancient religion, scriptural prophecy, the Temple of Jerusalem, the ancient church, and the corruption of Christianity. This investigation sheds new light on many aspects of newton's thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792349969
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
03/31/1998
Series:
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idees Series, #157
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

A Note on Texts
Preface
1Introduction1
2The Background of Newton's Jewish Studies17
3Judaism in Newton's History of Early Religion39
4Judaism in Newton's Study of Scriptural Prophecy57
5The Temple of Jerusalem in Newton's Thought85
6Judaism in Newton's Church History109
7Kabbalah and the Corruption of the Primitive Church141
Conclusion163
Appendices167
AFrom the Irenicum (Keynes, MS. 3)
BFrom Of the Church (Bodmer MS., Ch. 9/10)
CFrom Of the Church (Bodmer MS., Ch. 3, 4, 5, 12/13)
DFrom Of the Church (Bodmer MS., "Additional Chapters," Ch. 1)
EFrom Of the Church (Bodmer MS., "Additional Chapters," fragments)
FFrom Of Prophecy (Yahuda MS. 9.2)
Bibliography219
Index235

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