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Erasmus and Calvin on the Foolishness of God

Reason and Emotion in the Christian Philosophy

Series: Erasmus Studies

Kirk Essary examines assumptions about the very nature of theology in the sixteenth century, how it was understood by leading humanist reformers, and how ideas about philosophy and rhetoric were received, appropriated, and shared in a complex intellectual and religious context.

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Kirk Essary is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe, 1100-1800).


P.A. Streveler:

‘Essary’s book offers much that will intrigue curious general readers as well as scholars. Excellent notes and bibliography.’

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;