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Theology and Science in the Thought of Francis Bacon [electronic resource]

by Steven Matthews
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9780754662525 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Breaking with a Puritan past
  • A mother's concern
  • Turmoil and diversity in the English Reformation
  • The influences and the options available in English
  • Reformation theology
  • Intellectual trends : patristics and hebrew
  • Millennialism and the belief in a providential age
  • Bacon's break with the godly
  • Bacon's turn toward the ancient faith
  • The formative years
  • Bacon and Andrewes
  • The Meditationes sacrae and Bacon's turn away from calvinism
  • Bacon's confession of faith
  • In the beginning : the creation of nature and the nature of the fall the instauration as an event in sacred history
  • The ages of the world and the chain of causes
  • Creation as a pattern for human learning
  • Humanity in the garden
  • Knowledge and the fall
  • Knowledge as a support for the faith
  • Human effort as the key to recovery
  • On the way of salvation : Bacon's twofold via salutis
  • Bbacon and original sin
  • Patterns in divine action and prophecies of instauration
  • The instauration in the history of providence
  • Bacon's providential age
  • The conditions for instauration
  • In the autumn of the world : features of the age of instauration
  • Irenaeus and Francis Bacon on the golden age
  • Inaugurated eschatology in Bacon's instauration
  • Laborers in the fields of instauration : orders and offices
  • Rebuilding the temple of nature
  • Human agency and the instauration
  • The problem of confusing the two books
  • The possibility of immortality
  • Bacon's circle and his legacy
  • Bacon's literary circle
  • Tobie Matthew (1577-1655)
  • William Rawley (1588-1667)
  • Henry Wotton (15681639)
  • Thomas Bushell (1594-1674)
  • John Selden (1584-1654)
  • George Herbert (1593-1633)
  • Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)
  • Thomas Bodley (1545-1613)
  • Conclusions regarding Bacon's literary circle
  • The reform of learning in the Civil War and the commonwealth the restoration and the Royal Society
  • The Enlightenment transformation of Bacon's memory.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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