The Genius of Christianity, five-volume treatise by François-Auguste-René Chateaubriand, published in French as Le Génie du christianisme, ou beautés de la. The Spirit and Beauty of the Christian Religion. (Selections from Chateaubriand’s Genius Of Christianity). Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston. François-René de Chateaubriand (–) was the Frenchman most influential in the romanticizing of Catholicism. His Génie du Christianisme( published in.
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The Romantics, in short, pointed out that there are other forms of valid knowledge beyond that which is supplied by sense data, or by rational inferences made from sense data.
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However this is easily overlooked, and in no way detracts from the principal arguments. Want to Read saving….
François-René de Chateaubriand
One evening, after we had reached the beautiful waters that bathe the shores of Virginia, there was a profound calm, and every sail was furled. Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era. Many [ citation needed ] critics consider Chateaubriand’s vivid powers of description chateaunriand have worn better than the strength of his philosophical arguments.
Millions of stars sparkling in the azure of the celestial dome the moon in the midst of the firmament a sea unbounded by any shore infinitude in the skies christiwnity on the waves proclaim with most impressive effect the power of thy arm! Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Lynda added it Sep 04, Manic depression, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, clinical depression.
Here’s an excerpt, it’s long, but the book is HUGE! The consciousness of our insignificance in the presence of the Infinite, our hymns, resounding to a distance over the silent waves, the night approaching with its dangers, our vessel, itself a wonder among so many wonders, a religious crew, penetrated with admiration and tfith awe, a venerable priest in prayer, the Almighty bending over the abyss, with one hand staying the sun in the west, with the other raising the moon in the chwteaubriand, and lending through all immensity, an attentive ear to the feeble voice of his creatures, all geniue constituted a scene which no power of art gneius represent, and which it is scarcely possible for the heart of man to feel.
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We were most power fully impressed with an idea of magnitude, when a light fog, creeping along the surface of the deep, seemed to increase immensity itself. The Genius of Christianity.
You are commenting using your WordPress. Religious teaching did not help to diagnose or effectively treat the mental illnesses that have caused so much pain and suffering in my family. Jorge marked it as to-read Oct 21, Return to Book Page. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nov 18, Yann rated it liked it Shelves: There was a problem with your submission.
Alex added it Dec 28, The rest of the sky was serene; and toward the north, a water-spout, forming a glorious triangle with the luminaries of day and night, and glistening with all the colors of the prism, rose from the sea, like a column of crystal supporting the vault of chaateaubriand.