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Ryrie, Alec

Unbelievers

An Emotional History of Doubt

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    $27.95 / 27,00 € / £22.95*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    November 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-674-24326-2
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Long before philosophers started making the case for atheism, powerful, affectively laden cultural currents were sowing doubt in Europe. Alec Ryrie looks to the history of the Reformation and argues that emotions—anger at priestly corruption and anxieties attending the erosion of time-honored certainties—were the handmaidens of atheism.

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    288 pages
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English

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