English Conferences of Ernest Renan: Rome and Christianity. Marcus Aurelius
Sprache - Englisch
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English Conferences of Ernest Renan: Rome and Christianity. Marcus Aurelius is a series of lectures on Rome and Christianity, where the roots of ecclesiastical authority was formed.
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Ernest Renan (1823–1892) was a French philosopher, historian, and writer, known for his influential works on religion, history, and philosophy which remained significant in scholarly circles for their intellectual depth and engagement with the themes of culture and faith. Renan is perhaps best remembered for his seminal work 'Life of Jesus' ('Vie de Jésus', 1863), which demythologized the figure of Jesus, placing him in a historical context and significantly impacting the study of religion and history. Renan's oeuvre is characterized by a blend of rigorous scholarship and a literary style that sought to make complex ideas accessible to a broader audience. His 'English Conferences of Ernest Renan: Rome and Christianity. Marcus Aurelius' exemplifies his scholarly pursuit to understand the intersection of religious thought and historical development. In this work, Renan examines the evolution of Christianity and its relationship with Roman philosophical thought, particularly through the lens of the Stoic emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Renan's literary style combined a keen analytical mind with a nuanced appreciation of the historical backdrop, making him a distinctive voice among nineteenth-century scholars. His contributions to the critique of religious narratives and the evolution of secular thought mark him as a pivotal figure in the development of modern historical and religious scholarship.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 86 Seiten
Größe: 516,6 KB
Veröffentlichung: 13. Juni 2022