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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Here’s an excerpt, it’s long, but the book is HUGE! Trivia About The Genius of Chr The fleeting scenes changed with every minute.

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Simon Ritaine rated it it was amazing Jun 24, The impact of this work was enormous, not least in its reinstatement of nature, and natural landscape, as the lodging place…. I think most religious people are well-intentioned but also incredibly naive about how the world works and how their own brain processes information.

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Nov 18, Yann rated it liked it Shelves: With that objective in mind, he is particularly interested in the artistic contributions of the Christian religion, comparing them with ancient and pagan civilizations. Dandelion Head February 7, at 3: In any case, I shall say no more — for, as already noted, good fortune has placed this brilliant work by Chateaubriand before us.

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Into what reveries does it plunge you, whether imagination transports you to the seas of the north, into the midst of frosts and tempests, or wafts you to southern islands, blessed christianitu happiness and peace! Briefly we should note the historical context of the book, which parallels in important respects the situation today.

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The Genius of Christianity French: Return to Book Page. The Romantics, in short, pointed out that there are other forms of valid knowledge beyond that which is supplied by sense data, or by rational inferences made from sense data. Sure enough, the ants devoured the termites and eventually left to go back to their colony, leaving the house pest-free.


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More than any other work, it was the primer of early French Romanticism”. Manic depression, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, clinical depression.

Religious teaching did not help to diagnose or effectively treat the mental illnesses that have caused so much pain and suffering gnius my family. Thank you for your feedback. One evening, after we had reached the beautiful waters that bathe the shores of Virginia, there was a profound calm, and every sail was furled.

The book had an immense influence on 19th century culture and not just on religious life. Piotr rated it liked it Jun 15, Michael marked it as to-read Nov 03, Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era. Someone who is blessed with sight, yet has shut their eyes and insists that vision is a superstition, hardly wants a serious reply; or, at least, not a reply that takes at face value their objection.