Newton and Religion : Context, Nature, and Influence

Over the past twenty-five years - since the very large collection of Newton's papers became available and began to be seriously examined - the beginnings of a new picture of Newton has emerged. This volume of essays builds upon the foundation of its authors in their previous works and extends a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Force, J.E. (Editor), Popkin, R.H. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
Series:International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Exploring the Connections between John Dee and Isaac Newton
  • Essay 2 / Newton and the Rosicrucian Enlightenment
  • Essay 3 / From Paracelsus to Newton: The Word of God, the Book of Nature, and the Eclipse of the “Emblematic World View”
  • Essay 4 / “Acceptable to inquisitive men”: Some Simonian Contexts for Newton’s Biblical Criticism, 1680–1692
  • Essay 5 / Those “Whose Business It Is To Cavill”: Newton’s Anti-Catholicism
  • Essay 6 / Newton, Corruption, and the Tradition of Universal History
  • Essay 7 / Newton’s Of the Church: Its Contents and Implications
  • Essay 8 / The Seven Trumpets and the Seven Vials: Apocalypticism and Christology in Newton’s Theological Writings
  • Essay 9 / Interpretive Strategies in Newton’s Theologiae gentilis origines philosophiae
  • Essay 10 / Newton’s Apocalypse
  • Essay 11 / Newton and the Guaranteeing God
  • Essay 12 / Newton, the “Ancients,”and the “Moderns”
  • Essay 13 / The