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I. - Lessing as theologian

I. - Lessing as theologian

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Written in English

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  • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, -- 1729-1781.,
  • Theology -- History -- 18th century.

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    Caption title.

    Other titlesLessing as theologian.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [311]-334 [i.e. 333] ;
    Number of Pages334
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    Open LibraryOL19009032M

    Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (–) stands as a key figure in German intellectual history, a bridge joining Luther, Leibniz, and German idealism. Despite his well-recognized importance in the history of thought, Lessing as theologian or philosopher of religion remains an enigmatic figure. "Though starting from a deist standpoint, Lessing raised the questions that have dominated theology up to our own time Progressive revelation, historical inevitability, the relation between natural and supernatural, or between faith and historical events--all these issues were foreseen by Lessing. The volume contains nine of his short treatises, all provocative" -- The Times Literary 5/5(1).

    The first comprehensive study in English of Lessing's theological and philosophical thought, this book will appeal to all those interested in the history of modern theology, as well as specialists in the Enlightenment and the German romantic : Oxford University Press. An excellent list, Travis. I just can't resist adding a few additional suggestions: For general introductions, I'd also include Eberhard Busch's The Great Passion alongside Webster; it's not as crisp and elegant as Webster, but it's more comprehensive, with lots of profound insights. And for creative readings of Barth, I'd definitely include Robert Jenson's Alpha and Omega alongside Jüngel.

    Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (), thinker, dramatist and controversialist of many-sided interests, is the most representative figure of the German Enlightenment. His defence of Spinoza, who had traditionally been condemned as an atheist, provoked a major controversy in philosophy, and his publication of H. S. Reimarus' radical assault on. LifeWay offers the best theology books for all readers regarding Christian ethics. Browse the selection for adults and children now at ! In observance of Memorial Day, orders placed Friday through Monday will begin shipping on Tuesday, May


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The first comprehensive study in English of Lessing's theological and philosophical thought, this book will appeal to all those interested in the history of modern theology, as well as specialists in the Enlightenment and the German romantic by: 4.

The book is an effort to untangle those issues intrinsically important yet debated in confusing ways; it is a piece of philosophical writing with a theological interest. The conclusion is that while this theological shadowboxing has been occurring, the crucial, substantive issue posed by Lessing's Cited by: 2.

The first comprehensive study in English of Lessing's theological and philosophical thought, this book will appeal to all those interested in the history of modern theology, as well as specialists in the Enlightenment and the German romantic movement.

Summary At the wish of his father, a devout Lutheran clergyman, the young Lessing matriculated at Leipzig University in as a student of theology. Despite his well-recognized importance in the history of thought, Lessing as theologian or philosopher of religion remains an enigmatic figure.

Scholars refer to the riddle or mystery of Lessing, a mystery that has proved intractable because of his reticence on the subject of the final conclusions of his intellectual project.

Lessing is the most representative figure of the German Enlightenment. His defence of Spinoza, who had traditionally been condemned as an atheist, provoked a major controversy in philosophy, and. English Rational Theology and Deism II. Pierre Bayle and the Enlightenment III.

Leibniz and the German Aufklärung 2. Lessing's Philosophical and Theological Development I. The First Period—–55 II. The Second Period—–60 III. The Breslau Years—–65 3. Lessing versus the Theologians I. Lessing versus Neology II. Lessing. Lessing currently serves as the senior pastor of St.

Michael Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is the author of numerous books and articles, including several biblical commentaries. He previously served as professor of exegetical theology at Concordia Seminary, St.

Louis. A classic work (originally published in ) that broke ground in the study of Biblical Theology from “The Father of Reformed Biblical Theology”. The aim of this book is no less than to provide an account of the unfolding of the mind of God in history, through.

Confronted with this perplexity in Lessing studies, this book seeks to resolve the enigma. On the basis of intensive study of the entire corpus of Lessing's philosophical and theological writings as well as the extensive secondary literature, it leads the reader into the systematic core of Lessing's highly elusive religious : Toshimasa Yasukata.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (–81), thinker, dramatist and controversialist of many-sided interests, is the most representative figure of the German Enlightenment.

His defence of Spinoza, who had traditionally been condemned as an atheist, provoked a major controversy in philosophy, and his publication of H.

Reimarus' radical assault on Cited by: 4. Description: "Though starting from a deist standpoint, Lessing raised the questions that have dominated theology up to our own time Progressive revelation, historical inevitability, the relation between natural and supernatural, or between faith and historical events--all these issues were foreseen by Lessing.

The volume contains nine of his short treatises, all provocative" -- The Times Literary Supplement. In the final leg of his life, Lessing threw himself into an intense evaluation of theology and religion. He did much of his studying by reading manuscripts he found while working as a librarian.

While working for the Duke, he formed a close friendship with a family by the name of mater: Leipzig University, University of Wittenberg. Book Description: One of the most independent thinkers in German intellectual history, the Enlightenment author Gotthold Ephraim Lessing () contributed in decisive and lasting fashion to literature, philosophy, theology, criticism, and drama theory.

Lessing's Theology: A Reinterpretation Reprint ed. Edition by Leonhard P. Wessel (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Author: Leonard P. Wessell. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Lessing's Philosophy of Religion and the German Enlightenment (Hardcover) at Yet despite his well-recognized importance in the history of thought, and despite a substantial body of in-depth studies, Lessing as theologian or philosopher of religion remains an enigmatic figure.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, (born Jan. 22,Kamenz, Upper Lusatia, Saxony [Germany]—died Feb. 15,Braunschweig, Brunswick [Germany]), German dramatist, critic, and writer on philosophy and helped free German drama from the influence of classical and French models and wrote plays of lasting importance.

His critical essays greatly stimulated German letters and combated. : Lessingas Theological Writings: Selections in Translation (Library of Modern Religious Thought) (): Gotthold Lessing, Henry Chadwick: BooksFormat: Paperback.

Lessing's Theology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Leonard P. Wessell. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing () stands as a key figure in German intellectual history, a bridge joining Luther, Leibniz, and German idealism.

Despite his well-recognized importance in the history of thought, Lessing as theologian or philosopher of religion remains an enigmatic figure.The wise Nathan in Lessing's "dramatic poem" of knows how to help: He tells Sultan Saladin a story that has become known as a "ring parable" and as a plea for tolerance and moral action.

In Lessing's classic, five-act drama, the conflicts finally break into a true embrace/5.Full text of "Lessing's Education of the human race" See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.