Bishop Butler and the age of reason a study in the history of thought. by Ernest Campbell Mossner

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  • Butler, Joseph, 1692-1752.,
  • Religious thought -- Great Britain.

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LC ClassificationsBX5199.B9 M6 1971
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Paginationxv, 271 p.
Number of Pages271
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Open LibraryOL5681885M
LC Control Number69013247

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This view may have little positive to commend it and may be very weak, but, so far as I can see, the general issue of epiphenomenalism versus instrumentalism remains. One of the great ironies of the history of theological writing in England is that Bishop Joseph Butler (–) viewed his intellectual projects – scientific in spirit, clouded only by the careful qualifications of his claims – as eminently practical extensions of his pastoral duties as a clergyman.

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I56 ff. BISHOP BUTLER'S VIEW OF CONSCIENCE satisfy a fair mind: and is more easily applicable to the several particular relations and circumstances in life. The following Discourses proceed chiefly in this latter method.'.

Passages on Butler Books with passages referring to Bishop Butler. Abbey, Charles J. and John H. Overton. The Church & the Age of Reason, New York: Penguin Books,containing a digest of Bishop Butler's Analogy. London: Rivington,BL cat 88 and Eng. Cat. Bks. Hanna / Literature & fiction books / Literary collection books Bishop Butler and the Age of Reason: A Study in the History of Thought.

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New York: The MACMILLAN Company, T ($2 5)0 In the introduction to this book the author tells us that the reasons for the historical decay of Deism are still not sufficiently comprehended; perhaps the "not sufficiently" holds at the conclusion.

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Bishop Butler was one of the greatest of the classical Anglican divines. Hooker was more important historically, Berkeley the greater philosopher, Paley more influential in education, but it is as true today as it was on Jthe day Butler died and the day on which he is now commemorated in the Prayer Book, that to learn to think theologically one must apply oneself.

Paul Roger Butler (born 18 September ) is the Bishop of Durham in the Diocese of election was confirmed on 20 January and he was installed and enthroned in Durham Cathedral on 22 February On 12 September it was announced that he had been appointed as Bishop-designate of Durham (succeeding Justin Welby.) He was previously Bishop Church: Church of England.

which led him to become the Bishop of Bristol inand the Bishop of Durham in He died in For a study of his life and workscf.,E. Mossner, Bishop Butler and the Ag> Cited by: 1. He became Bishop of Bristol inand was translated back to Durham inbut died only two years later, at the age of sixty. From his prose style Butler would seem to have been very much an eighteenth-century man, and in understanding his philosophy we need to remember the age he was addressing.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Bishop Butler. There are two general books about Butler and his times that are valuable: W.

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In his classic, Bishop Butler and the Age of Reason, E.C. Mossner mentions a lecture by the famous surgeon, James Paget. I returned to London, determined to read it. I returned to London, determined to read it. The result of Butler’s doubts was his famous Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course of Nature.

A chief reason he wrote this was his hope to spare others the agony he had gone through. Through the influence of a friend, Butler was eventually assigned to the parish of Stanhope.

Mossner is not concerned, however, with Butler, as a man or as a stylist ; he seeks only to make plain his position among the theologians of the " Age of Reason "—an age which extends, roughly speaking, from the Revolution of '88 to the Revolution of ' Mr.

This article discusses the following: rational sermons in the eighteenth century; preaching during the Enlightenment; deism in England and America; the defenders of rational religion: George Berkeley, bishop of Cloyne, Joseph Butler, Bishop of Bristol, and the Cambridge academic Daniel Waterland; Hoadleians and Warburtonians, the debate on miracles, and the views of Author: Nigel Aston.

This system of apologetics is usually traced back to Joseph Butler (), an Anglican bishop. Butler lived during the time of the Enlightenment, also known as “The Age of Reason.” Serious challenges were being posed against the Christian faith.

Rationalism, the belief that reason could provide the basis of all knowledge, had. Thomas Frederick "Tom" Butler (born 5 March ) is a British retired Anglican bishop. He was the ninth Anglican Bishop of Southwark.

He was enthroned in Southwark Cathedral on 12 September He retired from this position on 5 March InButler was involved in the transition process for the new Diocese of Leeds as "mentor bishop"; he remains an honorary assistant bishop Predecessor: Roy Williamson.

Butler, Joseph (): English Philosopher. Joseph Butler, Bishop of Durham, was an influential ethicist and Anglican critic of deism. Born, 18 Mayin Oxfordshire as the youngest son of a draper, he was expected to enter the Presbyterian ministry and was sent to dissenting schools in Gloucester and Tewkesbury.

Order books by Thomas Paine now. Editorial Note. IMMEDIATELY after perusal of Bishop Watson's reply to "The Age of Reason" ("An Apology for the Bible," ) Paine began his answer to reference to his letter to Jefferson (vol.

iii. P. of this edition) it will be seen that in October,he was still writing on it, and intended to publish it as Part III. of "The Age of Reason.".

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