Donne's Augustine : Renaissance cultures of interpretation / Katrin Ettenhuber
- Ettenhuber, Katrin
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 267 pages ; 24 cm
- Machine generated contents note: 1.How Donne Read Augustine -- 2.Augustinian Case Studies -- 3.`Ascending Humility': Augustinian Hermeneutics in the Essayes in Divinity -- 4.The Bad Physician: Casuistry and Augustinian Charity in Biathanatos -- 5.`Medicinall Concoctions': Equity and Charity in the Lincoln's Inn Sermons -- 6.`Keeping the Peace': Donne, Augustine, and the Crisis of 1629 -- 7.`The evidence of things not seen': Donne, Augustine, and the Beatific Vision.
- A comprehensive re-examination of John Donne, through his response to the most iconic religious figure in Western theology, Saint Augustine of Hippo. This book significantly enriches our understanding of the reading and writing culture of Renaissance England, and of the religious debates and controversies in the decades leading up to the Civil War.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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