The Devil's Tabernacle: The Pagan Oracles in Early Modern Thought
The Devil's Tabernacle: The Pagan Oracles in Early Modern Thought0 0 5 Author: Anthony Ossa-Richardson
In a central chapter, Ossa-Richardson interrogates the landmark dispute on the oracles between Bernard de Fontenelle and Jean-François Baltus, challenging Whiggish assumptions about the mechanics of debate on the cusp of the Enlightenment. With erudition and an eye for detail, he argues that, on both sides of the controversy, to speak of the ancient oracles in early modernity was to speak of one's own historical identity as a Christian.
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