New PDF release: A Contemporary in Dissent: Johann Georg Hamann as Radical

By Oswald Bayer,Roy A. Harrisville,Mark C. Mattes

ISBN-10: 0802866700

ISBN-13: 9780802866707

during this biography -- translated for the 1st time into English -- German theologian Oswald Bayer describes the existence and paintings of journalist-theologian Johann Georg Hamann (17301788). At a time whilst it appeared that the forces of secularization have been trying to declare the long run, Hamann churned out small guides geared toward undermining the Enlightenment zeitgeist, turning its assumptions the wrong way up and skewering its pretensions. even though principally forgotten until eventually contemporary occasions, Hamann as radical dissenter -- whom Goethe referred to as the "brightest guy of his age" -- is still proper this present day, as Bayer indicates during this book.

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