The Word and the World
Biblical Exegesis and Early Modern Science
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Word and the World by Kevin Killeen
Book DescriptionThis book explores the impact of biblical reading practices on scientific thought in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries. It addresses the idea that the natural philosophers of the era forged their new sciences despite, rather than because of, the pervasive bible-centeredness of early modern thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230507074
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kevin Killeen
Political Bible in Early Modern England, Hardback (November 2016)
This book explores the Bible as a political document in seventeenth-century England, revealing how it provided a key language of political debate.
Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700, Hardback (August 2015)
The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, 1530-1700 is an indispensable guide to the most important book in early modern England, exploring how the scriptures served as a generative motor for ideas and a resource for creative and political thought, as well as for domestic and devotional life.
Thomas Browne, Hardback (May 2014)» View all books by Kevin Killeen
A comprehensive selection of the work of the seventeenth-century polymath Sir Thomas Browne, this edition includes extracts from Browne's personal notebooks and correspondence, as well as his scientific writings.
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Author Biography - Kevin Killeen
LEO CATANA Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark KAREN EDWARDS Lecturer in Early Modern Literature, University of Exeter, UK JAMES DOUGAL FLEMING Lecturer in English Renaissance non-dramatic literature, Simon Fraser University, UK PETER J. FORSHAW British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK HAKAN HAKANSSON PhD graduate, Lund University, Sweden PETER HARRISON Professor of History and Philosophy, Bond University, Australia IRVING A. KELTER Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, USA KEVIN KILLEEN Lecturer in Early Modern Literature, University of Reading, UK STEVEN MATTHEWS Assistant Professor of European History and the History of Science, University of Minnnesota in Duluth, USA PAUL R. MUELLER, S.J Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago, USA VOLKER R. REMMERT Assistant Professor of History of Science and History of Mathematics, University of Mainz, Germany JONATHAN SAWDAY Professor of English Studies, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
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