The Apostles

ebook: The Apostles

Sprache - Englisch

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"The Apostles" by Ernest Renan. Published by DigiCat. DigiCat publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each DigiCat edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


About the Author

Ernest Renan was a French philosopher, historian, and writer, renowned for his influential works on religion and his study of Semitic languages. Born on February 27, 1823, in Tréguier, Brittany, Renan was known for his deep exploration of the early Christian church and biblical criticism. His book 'The Apostles' is a notable work that reflects his scholarly engagement with the origins of Christianity, where he examines the lives and actions of the apostles after Christ's crucifixion, offering a historical and psychological analysis of their motivations and the nascent Christian community. Renan is often celebrated for his erudite narrative and literary style, which blends rigorous scholarship with accessible prose, challenging and engaging both learned and popular audiences. His legacy extends to a variety of disciplines, such as theology, philology, and history, influencing subsequent generations of scholars and thinkers. Renan's extensive oeuvre includes works like 'Life of Jesus' and 'The Future of Science', where he combines critical historical research with thoughtful speculation on the nature of religious belief and the progress of science. A member of the Académie Française, Renan is remembered for his profound impact on the intellectual debates of the 19th century, carefully navigating between faith and skepticism, tradition and progress, while shaping modern studies of religion and culture.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 266 Pages

Filesize: 730.3 KB

ISBN: 8596547717751

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