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Critics of the Bible, 1724-1873

Author: John Drury
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series: Cambridge English prose texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

English critics were brilliant initiatiors and exploiters of Biblical criticism. This book provides the only available collection of Biblical criticism from this important period of critical enquiry,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Drury
ISBN: 0521329922 9780521329927 0521338700 9780521338707
OCLC Number: 19126656
Description: ix, 204 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Discourse of the grounds and reasons of the Christian religion (1724), Chapters I, IV, V, VII, IX, X, XI / Anthony Collins --
Discourses on the use and intent of prophecy (1726), Discourses II and III / Thomas Sherlock --
Lectures on the sacred poetry of the Hebrews / Robert Lowth --
The marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790), 'A memorable fancy' / William Blake --
Confessions of an inquiring spirit (1825), Letters V, VI, VII / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
On the right interpretation and understanding of the scriptures (1829) / Thomas Arnold --
On the interpretation of scripture from Essays and Reviews (1860) / Benjamin Jowett --
Literature and dogma (1873), Chapters IV-VI / Matthew Arnold.
Series Title: Cambridge English prose texts.
Responsibility: edited by John Drury.
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