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作者 Barnett, S. J., 1960- author
書名 The Enlightenment and religion : the myths of modernity / S.J. Barnett
出版項 Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2003
New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave
國際標準書號 0719067405
0719067413 (paperback)
9780719067419 (paperback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  BR470 B37 2003    在架上    30560400054471
 文哲所  248.17 B261    在架上    30580002256571
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  BR470 B261 2003    在架上    30530001271477
說明 vii, 244 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-237) and index
Introduction: The Enlightenment and modernity -- The rationale of this book -- The structure of this book -- The myth of Enlightenment deism -- The myth of the deist movement -- The deism myth and modern historians -- The myth and the historical record -- The myth and the construction of modernity -- Historians, religion and the historical record -- The origins of Enlightenment anticlericalism -- John Toland, Pierre Bayle and the problem of influence -- Enlightenment from within or without Christianity? -- The elite and the written record -- Scaremongering, public opinion and the construction of the deism scare -- The English deist movement: a case study in the construction of a myth -- Post-Restoration context -- Deists and Dissent confused -- John Toland and Christianity not Mysterious -- Early modern politico-religious propagandists and modern historians -- Dissent and Enlightenment -- France: the revolt of democratic Christianity and the rise of public opinion -- Bourbons, Huguenots and Jansenists -- The Nouvelles ecclésiastiques and Bourbon miscalculation -- The revolt of the 1750s -- Popular victory against the Jesuits and the call for toleration -- The final decline of the absolutist dream -- Italy: Roman 'tyranny' and radical Catholic opposition -- Jansenism and Catholic Enlightenment -- Anti-curial polemic and its context -- Regalism and Jansenism -- The temporal imperative: Roman theology and politics fused -- Radical Jansenism 1770s-1790s -- The 'public sphere' and the hidden life of ideas -- The hidden life of ideas -- The 'public sphere' and the top-down model of intellectual change -- Appendix: Indicative bibliography of Protestant thought on natural religion
This publication offers a critical survey of religious change and its causes in 18th-century Europe. Focusing on the Enlightenment in Italy, France and England, the text illustrates how the canonical view of 18th-century religious change has in reality been constructed upon scant evidence and assumption
主題 Europe -- Church history -- 18th century
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