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Lessing"s theological writings

by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselections in translation with an introductory essay by Henry Chadwick.
SeriesLibrary of modern religious thought, Stanford paperback -- 51
ContributionsChadwick, Henry, 1920-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22624625M
ISBN 100804703353

The major theological influences were Kierkegaard (Ellul claimed to have read all his writings and found little with which he disagreed) and Karl Barth. His significance is seen in his role in the French Reformed theological journal, Foi et Vie, whose editorial board he joined in , which he edited from to , and to which he. This volume presents the most comprehensive collection to date in English of Lessing's philosophical and theological writings, several of which are here translated for the first time. They are edited and translated by H. B. Nisbet, who also provides an introduction that Author: H. B. Nisbet.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (22 January – 15 February ) was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and one of the most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German en: Traugott Lessing, Fritz König, Maria Amalie Henneberg. 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. Scholars refer to the riddle or mystery of Lessing, a mystery that has proved intractable because of his.

the dramatic works of g. e. lessing. translated from the german. edited by ernest bell, m.a., trinity college, cambridge. with a short memoir by helen zimmern. miss sara sampson, philotas, emilia galotti, nathan the wise. london: george bell and sons, york street, covent garden. london: printed by william clowes anb sons, stamford street. LESSING, G. E. LESSING, G. E. ( – ), was a German dramatist, historian, and essayist. Born in Kamenz, the son of a Lutheran pastor, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing went to university in Leipzig in to study theology, which his interest in drama soon caused him to abandon. He moved to Berlin in and there became acquainted with noted Enlightenment figures.


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His defence of Spinoza, who had traditionally been condemned as an atheist, provoked a major controversy in philosophy, and his publication of Reimarus' radical assault on Christianity led to fundamental changes in Protestant theology.

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Note on texts and translations. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (/ ˈ l ɛ s ɪ ŋ /; German: [ˈɡɔt.hɔlt ˈɛf.ʁa.iːm ˈlɛ.sɪŋ] (); 22 January – 15 February ) was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and an outstanding representative of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German mater: Leipzig University, University of Wittenberg.

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Buy a cheap copy of Basic Theological Writings book by Martin Luther. In this one volume are twenty-five short treatises and six self-contained sections from Luther's most important shorter works written between and Free shipping over $/5(5). The conflict about the fragments of "Apologia or Defense for the Rational Reverers of God" by the Hamburg scholar Hermann Samuel Reimarus and the Counter-propositions by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing caused an uproar in the Lutheran theological world of the 18th century.

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LESSING'S BROAD DITCH Quotations are from Lessing's essay "On the Proof of the Spirit and of Power" from Lessing's Theological Writings (hereafter: LTW), edited by Henry Chadwick.

Reports of Author: Bradley Bowen. While ever since I read Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Emilia Galotti for an 18th century German literature course at Mount Allison University inI have considered this classic drama of the German Enlightenment, of the Aufklärung (considered to be a bürgerliches Trauerspiel, a so-called bourgeois tragedy) very much a personal favourite, I have recently come to the rather uncomfortable /5.

Toshimasa Yasukata seeks to unravel this mystery. Based on intensive study of the entire corpus of Lessing's philosophical and theological writings as well as the extensive secondary literature, Yasukata's work takes us into the systematic core of Lessing's thought.

Book Description. This volume presents the most comprehensive collection to date in English of Lessing's philosophical and theological writings, several of which appear here in English for the first time. They are translated and edited by H. Nisbet, who also provides an introduction that sets them in their historical and philosophical contexts/5(4).

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eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Early Theological Writings.Lessing’s Theological and Political Writings Lecture 15 (Febru ) Lecture Outline 1. Lessing’s life and historical context 2. Intellectual background.