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Author Hurth, Elisabeth, 1961-

Title Between faith and unbelief : American transcendentalists and the challenge of atheism / by Elisabeth Hurth
Published Leiden : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Series Studies in the history of Christian traditions ; v. 136
Studies in the history of Christian traditions ; v. 136
Contents Introduction -- "The spirit of infidelity" : Ralph Waldo Emerson and Harvard's early Göttingen students -- The "credentials" of faith : the miracles controversy in New England -- The arch-fiend of Christian faith : David Friedrich Strauss and New England divinity -- The claims of history : Strauss's "mytho-mania" and after -- Man as god-maker : Feuerbachian atheism in New England -- From idealism to atheism : Theodore Parker and the projection theory of religion -- The "cures for atheism" : Emerson and Jakob Böhme -- "A world without God" : Emerson and Arthur Schopenhauer -- Conclusion
Summary This book sets out to shed light on what ios specific to American Transcendentalism by comparing it with the atheistic vision of German philosophers and theologians like Ludwig Feuerbach and Arthur Schopenhauer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Atheism -- Philosophy.
Atheism -- Germany -- History.
Transcendentalism (New England) -- History.
Transcendentalism -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047421264 (electronic bk.)
9789047421269 (electronic bk.)
(hbk.)
Other Titles American transcendentalists and the challenge of atheism