The Devil's Tabernacle
The Pagan Oracles in Early Modern Thought
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $37.50|
| Book Description: |
The Devil's Tabernacle is the first book to examine in depth the intellectual and cultural impact of the oracles of pagan antiquity on modern European thought. Anthony Ossa-Richardson shows how the study of the oracles influenced, and was influenced by, some of the most significant developments in early modernity, such as the Christian humanist recovery of ancient religion, confessional polemics, Deist and libertine challenges to religion, antiquarianism and early...