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Account of the growth of deism in England

Stephens, William

Account of the growth of deism in England

by Stephens, William

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Published in Los Angeles : William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deism -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Deism -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Church and state -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(William Stephens) ; introduction by James E. Force.
    SeriesPublication (Augustan Reprint Society) -- no. 261
    ContributionsForce, James E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13547135M

    Mandaeism or Mandaeanism (Arabic: مَنْدَائِيَّة ‎, Mandāʾīyah), also known as Sabaeanism (Arabic: صَابِئِيَّة ‎, Ṣābiʾīyah), is a monotheistic and gnostic religion: 4 with a strongly dualistic adherents, the Mandaeans, revere Adam, Abel, Seth, Enos, Noah, Shem, Aram, and especially John the Mandaeans are Semites and speak a dialect. A history of Deism is not a history of the growth and development of an organized religious movement, because Deism never has been one As with the Deism article, this brief history is intended to help you understand how Deism came into being and how it developed into what it is now, but this article will not read much like an.

    In England, the term deist first appeared in Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy (). [13]Lord Herbert of Cherbury () is generally considered the "father of English Deism," and his book De Veritate () the first major statement of Deism. Deism flourished in England between and , at which time Matthew Tindal's Christianity as Old as the Creation (), also called. Deism is a theological theory concerning the relationship between a Creator and the natural world. Deistic viewpoints emerged during the scientific revolution of 17th-century Europe and came to exert a powerful influence during the 18th century Enlightenment. Deism stood between the narrow dogmatism of the period and deists rejected atheism, they often were called "atheists.

    "DEISM," writes Stephens bluntly, "is a denial of all reveal'd Religion." — James E. Force, Introduction () to An Account of the Growth of Deism in England () by William Stephens One of the remarkable features of deism is that the critical elements did not overpower the constructive elements. Lord Herbert of Cherbury (–) is generally considered the "father of English Deism", and his book De Veritate () the first major statement of deism. Deism flourished in England between and , at which time Matthew Tindal 's Christianity as Old as the Creation (), also called "The Deist's Bible", gained much attention.


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Publication date Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library. [3] AN ACCOUNT OF THE GROWTH OF DEISM SIR, 'Tis now three Years since you and I had a serious Discourse concerning the rise and progress of Deism: which is an Opinion of late Years crept into England, tho not so widely spread here as in other parts of Europe.I well remember we were both agreed, that there was no shadow of Reason why any one should suspect the Gospels of Forgery, since the.

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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare. I am not more able to give up my Reason to the Church of England, than to give up my Senses to the Church of Rome; it looks like a Trick in all Churches to take away the use of Mens Reason, that they may render us Vassals and Slaves to all their Dictates and Commands.” ― William Stephens, An account of the growth of deism in England.

Deism (/ ˈ d iː ɪ z əm / DEE-iz-əm or / ˈ d eɪ. ɪ z əm / DAY-iz-əm; derived from Latin "deus" meaning "god") is the philosophical position that rejects revelation as a source of religious knowledge and asserts that reason and observation of the natural world are sufficient to establish the existence of a Supreme Being or creator of the universe.

At least as far back as Thomas. Deism, the religious attitude typical of the Enlightenment, especially in France and England, holds that the only way the existence of God can be proven is to combine the application of reason with observation of the world.

A Deist is defined as "One who believes in the existence of a God or Supreme Being but denies revealed religion, basing his belief on the light of nature and reason.".

An Account of the Growth of Deism in England. Retrieved ( / ). Introduction (James E. Force, ): “Defining the essence of English deism is a formidable task. Like priestcraft, atheism, and freethinking, deism was one of the dirty words of the age.

Deists were stigmatized – often as atheists – by their Christian. An Account of the Growth of Deism in England, by Author:William Stephens Essay Concerning the Use of Reason in Theology, by Author:Anthony Collins The Supremacy of the Father, by Author:Thomas Chubb.An account of the growth of deism in England.

(London, Printed for the author, ), by William Stephens (page images at HathiTrust) On the objects and uses of Protestant associations / (London: Published for the Protestant Association, ), by John C. Colquhoun and Protestant Association (London, England) (page images at HathiTrust).

In England, the term deist first appeared in Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy (). [9] Lord Herbert of Cherbury (d. ) is generally considered the “father of English deism,” and his book De Veritate () the first major statement of deism. Deism flourished in England between andat which time Matthew Tindal’s Christianity as Old as the Creation (), also.