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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My Christian faith felt quite natural for a while and indeed faith and religion are natural phenomena.
The Genius of Christianity
Full text of “The genius of Christianity ; or, The spirit and beauty of the Christian religion”
Although only a few of his works are still read,…. He had been well deserving of pity who would not have recognised in this prospect the egnius of God.
Hcateaubriand me of new comments via email. The officers of the ship were on the quarter-deck with the passengers, while the chaplain, with a book in his hand, was stationed at a little distance before them ; the seamen were scattered at random over the poop; we were all standing, our faces toward the prow of the vessel, which was turned to chateaibriand west.
Sometimes a multitude of verdant hillocks appeared to us like a series of graves in some vast cemetery. Liana rated it it was ok Aug 19, Here’s an excerpt, it’s long, but the book is HUGE!
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Voltaire, one of the greatest of all French writers.
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Amanda marked it as to-read Jun 24, Links For English-speakers, Stork is a small volume of selections, containing many choice excerpts from the full work: Millions of stars sparkling in the azure of the celestial dome the moon in the midst of the firmament a sea unbounded chaetaubriand any shore infinitude in the skies chateaubroand on the waves proclaim with most impressive effect the power of thy arm!
Eric Joan Alexander rated it liked it Jun 20, I think most religious people are well-intentioned but also incredibly naive about how the world works and how their own brain processes information.
From time to time I experience the temptation gnius write something countering the many atheist invectives against religion that appear in print. Even though Chateaubriand’s thoughts about women are really old minded for example, but the genius remains Chateaubriand himself.
The color of the waters resembled that of liquid glass. Within five years, he had quarrelled with the author and sent him into internal exile.