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Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority

by J. Samuel Preus

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Spinoza, Benedictus de,,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • History,
  • Christianity - General,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Religion / Christianity,
  • Spinoza, Benedictus de,--1632-1677--Contributions in Biblical interpretation,
  • 17th century,
  • Tractatus theologico-politicus,
  • 1632-1677,
  • 1632-1677,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7754594M
    ISBN 100521800137
    ISBN 109780521800136

      1. Lectures on the History of Philosophy, vol. 3—G.F.W. Hegel 2. Healing the Mind—Neal Grossman 3. Spinoza: A Collection of Critical Essays—Marjorie Grene, ed. 4. Uncorrected Papers—Wallace Matson (4 excellent essays on Spinoza) Start there. I wou. Spinoza not only applied a form of Cartesian doubt to the study of Scripture, but also a Baconian natural history, as it were, of the biblical text. 49 As James Samuel Preus explains, ‘Like Bacon, Spinoza takes a bottoms‐up approach that begins with the data, in this case all relevant factual information needed as a foundation for Cited by: 1.

    Interpreting Spinoza Critical Essays. Get access. Buy the print book Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Radner, Daisie. Book summary views reflect the number of visits to the book and chapter landing pages. After surveying the earlier medieval origins of modern biblical criticism, the essays in this book focus on the more skeptical works of Isaac La Peyrère, Thomas Hobbes, and Baruch Spinoza, whose biblical interpretation laid the foundation for what would emerge in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as modern biblical criticism.

      Free Online Library: Jesus, Spinoza, and Jewish modernity.(Benedict Spinoza) by "Midstream"; News, opinion and commentary Ethnic, cultural, racial issues American Jews Beliefs, opinions and attitudes History Christian-Jewish relations Christianity and other religions Judaism Jews, American. Spinoza research in religious studies Protestantism and the historical sense of Scripture The Reformation and the questions of religious authority: a theological-political crisis.


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Samuel Preus. Pp. xvi J. Samuel Preus's Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority is the culmination of the author's long-standing interest in the nexus of several fields: the history of biblical scholarship, the origins of the study of religion as a secular discipline, and the study of Spinoza and his early modern context.

Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority James Preus Chapter One: Background and Project Main Points: *Previous scholars tend to paint Spinoza as a 'rationalistic' interpreter of scripture, which misses the rather obvious point that he advocated a historical interpretation.

Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority. New York: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xvi + Cloth, $ This book is the history of ideas at its best.

In lesser hands, volumes in the genre tend to be reductionist to the point of redundancy and irrelevance, forcing the reader to wonder about the originality of the thinker. Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Autbority. Cam-bridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xvi + J. Samuel Preus's Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Autbolity is the culmination of the author's long-standing interest in the nexus of several fields: the history of biblical scholarship, the origins of the study of reli.

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Baruch Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher. The breadth and importance of Spinoza's work was not fully realized until many years after his death. By laying the groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and, arguably, the universe, he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century 4/5.

() Spinoza's M ethod(s) of Biblical Interpretation Reconsidered ing this method leads Spinoza to conclude that the Pentateuch had mul-tiple authors and that the Masoretic text is not original. In this way, Spinoza is a founder of both "higher" and "lower" Biblical criticism.

But Spinoza's method of Biblical interpretation arouses. J. SAMUEL PREUS, Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority. Cambridge University Press, Cambridgexvi + pp. ISBN £/$Author: Brayton Polka.

Rather, we should examine biblical accounts with the same rational objectivity and critical attitude that we would apply to any other book. As a result, Spinoza analyzed the Bible with a boldness that had rarely if ever been seen before.

He provided an abundance of details to support his claim that the Bible is “faulty, mutilated, tampered. It was in his much less well-known book, the Theological-Political Treatise — Spinoza published it anonymously in for fully justified fear of persecution in response to the critique of biblical faith that it put forth — that he argued that toleration and government protection of liberty were imperatives of religion rightly understood.

List of Citations Preus, J. Samuel, Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Baruch Spinoza has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Baruch Spinoza’s most popular book is Ethics.Biblical Criticism by Bernard Spinoza. The study and investigation of Biblical writings was propelled by the philosopher Spinoza (). As a Jew it was the Hebrew Bible that concerned him most. He excused himself from commenting on the New Testament on the ground that he lacked an adequate knowledge of Greek, but he did suggest that his.