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Secularism and Its Opponents from Augustine to Solzhenitsyn

  • Authors
  • Emmet Kennedy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 1-9
  3. Introduction: Augustine and Aquinas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-12
    2. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 23-38
  4. Introduction: Renaissance and Reformation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-40
    2. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 57-72
    3. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 73-89
  5. Introduction: Autonomy in the Enlightenment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 113-130
    3. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 131-143
  6. Introduction: The Dialectic Upward and Downward

  7. Introduction: Reaction Against Secularism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-182
    2. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 183-202
    3. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 203-224
    4. Emmet Kennedy
      Pages 225-229
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 231-278

About this book

Introduction

In this overview of secularism and its history, Kennedy traces, through a series of intellectual biographies of leading European thinkers such as Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Dostoyevsky, and Solzhenitsyn, just how the Western world changed from religious to secular.

Keywords

Christianity communism empire enlightenment Europe Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Hegel history Judaism Marx reformation religion Renaissance Rousseau theology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230601680
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-53681-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-60168-0
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