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Seeming Knowledge: Shakespeare and Skeptical Faith
     

Seeming Knowledge: Shakespeare and Skeptical Faith

by John D. Cox
 

ISBN-10: 1932792953

ISBN-13: 9781932792959

Pub. Date: 10/28/2007

Publisher: Baylor University Press

Seeming Knowledge revisits the question of Shakespeare and religion by focusing on the conjunction of faith and skepticism in his writing. Cox argues that the relationship between faith and skepticism is not an invented conjunction. The recognition of the history of faith and skepticism in the sixteenth century illuminates a tradition that Shakespeare

Overview

Seeming Knowledge revisits the question of Shakespeare and religion by focusing on the conjunction of faith and skepticism in his writing. Cox argues that the relationship between faith and skepticism is not an invented conjunction. The recognition of the history of faith and skepticism in the sixteenth century illuminates a tradition that Shakespeare inherited and represented more subtly and effectively than any other writer of his generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932792959
Publisher:
Baylor University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
Studies in Christianity and Literature Series
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1 Skepticism and Suspicion in Sixteenth-Century England

Part I: Genre

2 Comic Faith

3 Tragic Grace

4 History and Guilt

Part II: Idea

5 Politics

6 Ethics

7 Esthetics, Epistemology, Ontology

8 Shakespeare and the French Epistemologists

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