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Published: 06 September 2017

464 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198716099

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Criticism and Confession

The Bible in the Seventeenth Century Republic of Letters

Nicholas Hardy

Oxford-Warburg Studies

  • Presents a new history of seventeenth-century biblical criticism
  • Critiques modern scholarly assumptions about the relationships between erudition, humanistic culture, political activism, and religious identity
  • Addresses multiple confessional and national contexts in confession studies
  • Offers major revisionist treatments of canonical figures in the history of scholarship, such as Joseph Scaliger, Isaac Casaubon, John Selden, Hugo Grotius, and Louis Cappel