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Author Byrne, James M. (James Malcolm), 1956-
Title Glory, jest, and riddle
Religion and the Enlightenment : from Descartes to Kant / James M. Byrne.
Imprint Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, [1997]
©1997
Edition First American edition.

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Author Byrne, James M. (James Malcolm), 1956-
Subject Enlightenment -- Europe.
Religious thought -- 17th century.
Religious thought -- 18th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Europe -- Religion -- 17th century.
Europe -- Religion -- 18th century.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xiii, 253 pages ; 23 cm
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Edition First American edition.
Note Originally published: Glory, jest, and riddle. London : SCM Press, 1996.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 058528878X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 45730932
Additional Format Original 0664257607 (DLC) 97020355 (OCoLC)36900909.
Table of Contents
 Preface 
1Changing Ideals1
2Enlightenment, Power and Context27
3God and the Clarity of Reason: Rene Descartes53
4Burning Faith: Blaise Pascal75
5The Distant God of Deism99
6From Scepticism to Atheism124
7New Light or Old?: Science and Religion150
8The Morality of Innocence: Jean-Jacques Rousseau179
9Belief within the Limits of Reason: Immanuel Kant203
10Conclusion229
 Notes235
 Select Bibliography243
 Index248


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