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The age of credulity

The age of credulity

a letter to Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, Esq. M.P. in answer to his testimony in favour of Richard Brothers. : With an appendix, in vindication of the Scripture prophecies.

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Published by Printed by Lang & Ustick, for Thomas Ustick, no. 79, North Third Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brothers, Richard, -- 1757-1824.,
  • Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey, -- 1751-1830.,
  • Prophecies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy the author of "The age of infidelity"--and other tracts. ; [One line from Daniel]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 31639.
    ContributionsHalhed, Nathaniel Brassey, 1751-1830.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination45, [3] p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17738912M

    Once start a ghost and credulity fills up the history of its life, and assigns the cause of its appearance! one tells it one way, another another way, till there are as many stories about the ghost and about the proprietor of the ghost, as there are about Jesus Christ in these four books. Half-title: The age of credulity. [Price twenty cents.]. Attributed to Thomas Williams by Evans. Booksellers' advertisement and prospectus, p. []. Description: 1 online resource (45, [3] pages) Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online. Responsibility: by the author of "The age of infidelity"--and other tracts. ; [One line from.

    “Credulity is not a crime, but it becomes criminal by resisting conviction. It is strangling in the womb of the conscience the efforts it makes to ascertain the truth. We should never force belief upon ourselves in anything.” ― Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason. The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.. The series was written over a span of more than five decades. It totals four million words across nea pages, with 2 further books in production at the time of the authors' deaths. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers Author: Will Durant, Ariel Durant.

      Nerd Camp book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ten-year-old Gabe has just been accepted to the Summer Center for Gifted 4/5.   Esoteric classics: a list of books. and pioneering effort at comprehending occult topics and personas without lapsing into the kind of excessive credulity or a knee-jerk nay-saying that often.


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A Far Glory: The Quest for Faith in an Age of Credulity Hardcover – Octo by Peter L. Berger (Author)5/5(1). Medical Meddlers, Mediums and Magicians: The Victorian Age of Credulity Hardcover – June 1, by Dr. Keith Souter (Author)5/5(1). It was a period that lasted for over a century and a half and quite naturally merged into what I describe as the Victorian Age of Credulity.

After the puritanical rule of the Commonwealth between andduring which time even Christmas celebrations had been banned, there was a general relaxing of social : Keith Souter.

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The fourth edition. [Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A calculation on the commencement of the millennium, with observations on the pamphlets entituled, Sound argumentAuthor: Nathaniel Brassey Halhed.

A Far Glory: The Quest for Faith in an Age of Credulity Peter L. Berger, Author Free Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book The search for a deep faith, according to Berger, may disrupt.

The Age of Godless Credulity “Those who don’t believe in God will believe in anything,” is an apt epigram, no matter whether G.K. Chesterton coined it or something like it. From Chesterton to an Islamist is an unlikely leap.

This fictional one is apropos. Believe me, Credulity is a clever book." -- Leigh E. Schmidt, Reading Religion "A vivid account of the jagged intersections of science, modernity, and enchantment in the history of mesmerism, from its first flowering in eighteenth century France to its ambiguous fizzling half a century later in the United States.3/5(1).

Credulity is one of the best books in American cultural studies I’ve read in years.”, Benjamin Reiss, Emory University “Marshaling a truly astonishing array of firsthand research, Ogden’s wonderful Credulity provides the first full-scale history of the fascinating phenomenon of Cited by: 6.

The period was not notably, however, an ‘age of credulity’ in Britain – on the contrary it was an age when the population espoused a variety of views based on what information was available, much of it inaccurate and beset by conflicting ideological preoccupations.

The Victorians had a thirst for knowledge. This drove them to explore the unchartered corners of the world, plumb the unfathomable depths of science, discover evolution and create some of the engin. An attempted moralization on how perilous gullibility were to women of the 18th century, voiced through a semi-Gothic tale.

Many an eighteenth century novel was written in promotion of some cause, be it political, moral, or other.3/5. Medical Meddlers, Mediums & Magicians: The Victorian Age of Credulity eBook: Souter, Keith: : Kindle Store/5(2). The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.

Carl Clinton Van Doren in: Connie Robertson Book of Humorous Quotations, Wordsworth Editions,p. the mysteries, on belief in which theology would hang the destinies of mankind, are cunningly devised fables whose origin and growth are traceable to the age of Ignorance, the mother of credulity.

In the endnote to this review, we mistakenly said that Keith Thomas' books included Rivers of Gold: The Rise of the Spanish Empire, In fact the author of that book. A FAR GLORY: THE QUEST FOR FAITH IN AN AGE OF CREDULITY. By PETER L. BERGER. Free Press. $ Reviewed by James Nuechterlein.

ONE SOMETIMES gets the clearest sense that a movement is in deep trouble by considering not the weakest statements of. The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a work by English and American political activist Thomas Paine, arguing for the philosophical position of deism.

It follows in the tradition of 18th-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible.

It was published in three parts in, and   Two books that always fascinated me were Kendall’s “The Yorkist Age”, and “The Paston Letters”, of which I think a new critical edition is out.

Clifford Simon says: Aug at pm. Credulity is one of the best books in American cultural studies I’ve read in years.” Jennifer Fleissner, Indiana University, Bloomington “Marshaling a truly astonishing array of firsthand research, Ogden’s wonderful Credulity provides the first full-scale history of the fascinating phenomenon of mesmerism in the United States.

This book is at once a detective story, a courtroom drama, and a study of credulity and self-deception in the Age of Enlightenment. Category ID: Category ID: Get this from a library. Medical meddlers, mediums & magicians: the Victorian age of credulity.

[Keith M Souter] -- This is an intriguing exploration of the Victorians' gullibility in. It was around this time that he started to write The Age of Reason, originally published in two parts between and In Part 1, Paine outlines his personal religious views and attacks institutional faith as a human invention, while Part 2 analyses the Bible and highlights its by:   On the one hand, printed books, newspapers, webs and wires, exposed humans to a dizzying array of competing truths and conflicting realities.

The eventual circumnavigation of the globe unsettled old understandings of the world and its people, even casting doubt on creation myths (Chaplin, ; Elliott, ).Get this from a library! The age of credulity: a letter to Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, Esq.

M.P. in answer to his testimony in favour of Richard Brothers.: With an appendix, in vindication of the Scripture prophecies. [Thomas Williams; Nathaniel Brassey Halhed].