Journals Higher Education



30 October 2008

192 Pages | 1 B/W illustrations, 2 B/W line art

ISBN: 9780748634262

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The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead

Boundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

Michael F. Graham

Published by Edinburgh University Press

This is the first modern book-length study of the case of Thomas Aikenhead, the sometime University of Edinburgh student who in 1697 earned the unfortunate distinction of being the last person executed for blasphemy in Britain.