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Priest of nature : the religious worlds of Isaac Newton /

Religion and faith dominated much of Newton's life and work. His papers, never made available to the public, were filled with biblical speculation and timelines along with passages that excoriated the early Church fathers. Indeed, his radical theological leanings rendered him a heretic, accordi...

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Main Author: Iliffe, Rob, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A rational Christian
  • A divine web
  • A spiritual ant
  • Infinity and the imagination
  • From liberty to heresy
  • Abominable men
  • Prisca Newtoniana
  • Methodising the apocalypse
  • Divine persecution
  • The end of the world
  • Private prosecutions
  • Critical friends
  • A particle of divinity.