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Description - The Word and the World by Kevin Killeen

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780230507074
ISBN-10: 0230507077
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kevin Killeen

KEVIN KILLEEN is Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at the University of Reading, UK, and writes on Early Modern Religion and the History of Ideas. PETER J. FORSHAW is a lecturer and British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK, and researches Early Modern Magic, Science and Religion, as well as teaching Renaissance Literature.

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