The Problem of Unbelief in the Sixteenth Century: The Religion of Rabelais

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1985 - History - 516 pages
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Contents

General Introduction l
1
The Problem and the Method ll
11
The Boon Companions
17
Theologians and Controversialists
101
Conclusion to Part
147
Rabelaiss Pranks
153
Gargantuas Letter and the Immortality
174
A Denial of Eternal Life
181
Rabelaiss Christianity
243
Rabelais the Reformation and Luther
275
Rabelais Erasmus and the Philosophy of Christ
307
Religions Domination of Life
335
Philosophy
354
The Lack of Tools and of a Scientific Language
388
The World System
400
Occultism
421

The Soul
187
Wholly to Die
195
Rabelaiss Offense
201
The Resurrection of Epistemon and the Miracle
212
A Century That Wanted to Believe
455
Bibliography
467
Index
503
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About the Author:
Beatrice Gottlieb, who has a doctorate in history from Columbia University, is a scholar and translator living in New York City.

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