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Sir Thomas Browne"s Religio medici Letter to a friend, &c., and Christian morals by Thomas Browne

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Published by Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion.,
  • Christian life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesReligio medici.
Statementedited by W.A. Greenhill ...
SeriesGolden treasury series
ContributionsGreenhill, William Alexander, 1814-1894, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3327 .A73 1901
The Physical Object
Paginationlvi, 392 p.
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6940269M
LC Control Number04012399
OCLC/WorldCa7611975

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Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) by Sir Thomas Browne is a spiritual testament and early psychological self-portrait. Published in after an unauthorized version was distributed the previous year, it became a European best-seller which brought its author fame at home and abroad. Religio Medici is a peculiar and idiosyncratic collection of meditations on philosophy and religion by it's author, Thomas Browne. It's sort of halfway between Montaigne's Essays and Thomas de Quincy's Confessions. Browne was a learned and thoughtful man and, while his prose is meandering and anfractuous, it is also beautiful/5. At age thirty, Sir Thomas Browne wrote Religio Medici, an explanation and analysis of his religious belief in relationship to his profession as a medical cyrusofficial.comed as a personal meditation. Religio Medici [Sir Thomas Browne] on cyrusofficial.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. SIR THOMAS BROWNE was born in London on October 19, , educated at Winchester and Oxford, and trained for the practise of medicine. After traveling on the /5(6).

Harvard Classics, Vol. 3, Part 5 Religio Medici Sir Thomas Browne A personal essay reconciling the religious and scientific life first published without the author’s knowledge, the Religio stands as the touchstone for all English prose that follows. Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) sets out Sir Thomas Browne's spiritual testament as well as being an early psychological self-portrait. In its day, the book was a European best-seller. It was published in by the newly-qualified physician, and its unorthodox views placed it swiftly upon the Papal Index Librorum Prohibitorum in Nov 01,  · Religio Medici The Religion of a Doctor Sir Thomas Browne Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) by Sir Thomas Browne became a European best-seller which brought its author fame and respect throughout England and the continent. Browne's spiritual testament and Price: $ Add tags for "Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio medici": and two seventeenth-century critics". Be the first.

Sir Thomas Browne, English physician and author, best known for his book of reflections, Religio Medici. After studying at Winchester and Oxford, Browne probably was an assistant to a doctor near Oxford. After taking his M.D. at Leiden in , he practiced at Shibden Hall near Halifax, in. May 27,  · Sir Thomas Browne’s first important work, Religio Medici (Religion of a Doctor/Physician), probably written in at the age of thirty, is a rambling discourse in which skepticism and scientific reasoning are mixed with faith and revelation. The book was published in and translated into Latin, Dutch, French and German. Soon after its appearance in the continent, the book became cyrusofficial.com: Ardhendu De. The Religio Medici was Sir Thomas Browne’s first book, and it remains by far his best book. His other books acquire their value and take their rank just according to the degree of their ‘affinity’ to the Religio Medici. Sir Thomas Browne is at his best when he is most alone with himself. Get this from a library! Sir Thomas Browne's Religio medici and urn-burial.. [Thomas Browne, Sir; Israel Gollancz].