Review: Ethan H. Shagan. The Birth of Modern Belief: Faith and Judgment from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. xiv + 385.

Rose Luminiello

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Abstract

The Birth of Modern Belief is a triumphant re-examination of what we mean by "belief." In this book Ethan Shagan takes his readers on an erudite journey through intellectual history, into diverse histories of philosophy, theology, and social power through most of human history.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-173
Number of pages3
JournalNewman Studies Journal
Volume17
Issue number1
Early online date3 Sep 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • History of Religion
  • Early Modern Studies
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Enlightenment

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