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This volume in the distinguished Classics of Western Spirituality series presents a collection of essays, poetry, and treatises by Cambridge Platonists, a movement in philosophical theology that flourished around Cambridge University in the 17th century and left a profound impact on the shape of subsequent religious life in the English speaking world. This school of thought emphasized the great goodness of God, the concord between reason and faith, an integrated life of virtue, and the deep joy of living in concord with God. In an important introduction, the editors situate the Cambridge Platonist movement in its historical and religious setting: the decades of turbulence and political crises surrounding the English Civil War. They then offer brief biographical portraits of the principal members of the movement: Benjamin Whichcote; Henry More; Ralph Cudworth; John Smith; Peter Sterry; and Nathaniel Culverwell. Following the introduction is a representative sample of Cambridge Platonist writings. Scholars and students of 17th-century England, Christian spirituality of the early modern era, intellectual history, and faith and reason will appreciate this treatment of the spiritual life and work of an often overlooked, but significant, movement.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809105397
Editor:
Taliaferro, Charles C.
Editor:
Teply, Alison J.
Preface by:
Pelikan, Jaroslav Jan
Preface:
Pelikan, Jaroslav Jan
Editor:
Taliaferro, Charles C.
Editor:
Teply, Alison J.
Author:
Taliaferro, Charles C.
Preface:
Pelikan, Jaroslav Jan
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Christianity - Literature
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - General
Subject:
Christianity - Literature & the Arts
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Classics of Western Spirituality
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.36x6.04x.90 in. 1.09 lbs.

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