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On Religion Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers

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ISBN-10: 0521479754

ISBN-13: 9780521479752

Edition: 1996

Authors: Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher, Richard Crouter, Karl Ameriks, Desmond M. Clarke

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A classic of modern religious thought, Schleiermacher's On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers is here presented in Richard Crouter's acclaimed English translation of the 1799 edition, originally published in Cambridge Texts in German Philosophy. Written when its youthful author was deeply involved in German Romanticism and the critique of Kant's moral and religious philosophy, it is a masterly expression of Protestant Christian apologetics of the modern period, which powerfully displays the tensions between the Romantic and Enlightenment accounts of religion. Unlike the revised versions of 1806 and 1821, which modify the language of feeling and intuition and translate the argument…    
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List price: $52.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/18/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 175
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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