Enthusiasm: a chapter in the history of religion, with special reference to the XVII and XVIII centuries

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Oxford University Press, 1950 - Enthusiasm - 622 pages
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User Review  - HarryMacDonald - LibraryThing

If you need me to explain the sense of the word "enthusiasm", as it is used in this book, you probably lack the cultural suavity to get much from it. Still, in the interests of public enlightenment ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

This book traces the idea of "Enthusiasm" (basically, Christianity based upon appeals to emotion and interiority) in history. I thought this was an amazing bit of scholarship. Not only did Knox trace ... Read full review

Contents

THE PARTING OF FRIENDS i
459
THE PARTING OF FRIENDS il
483
WESLEY AND THE RELIGION OF EXPERIENCE
513

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