Drawing on a rich, yet untapped source of Scottish autobiographical writing, this book provides a fascinating insight into the nature and extent of early-modern religious narratives. Over 80 such personal documents, including diaries and autobiographies (both manuscript and published), are examined and placed both within the context of seventeenth-century Scotland, as well as the broader history of 'conversion'.Anstruther (d.1711) was a parliamentarian representing Fife, and a firm presbyterian. ... A pronounced concern about intellectual atheism meant that Edinburgh Universitya#39;s regents resisted Thomas Hobbesa#39;s a#39;physical theoriesa#39; and the renewalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Narratives of the Religious Self in Early-Modern Scotland|
|Author||:||Professor David George Mullan|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-06-28|