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Renan, Ernest 1823-1892

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The life of Jesus by Ernest Renan( Book )

1,047 editions published between 1800 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 6,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic work, renowned rationalist and scholar of religion Ernest Renan is the first biographer of Jesus to present him as entirely human. Renan describes Jesus as a popular religious leader and self-proclaimed Messiah who increasingly advocated the overthrow of Roman rule and the establishment of a theocracy
The poetry of the Celtic races, and other studies by Ernest Renan( )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ in art by Ernest Renan( )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the dawn of Christianity, artists have been fascinated and stirred by the figure of Christ. His likeness appears in frescoes on the walls of catacombs that date from Roman times; he is featured in the stained glass windows of Gothic churches; and he can be found in various forms in today's pop culture. The Biblical Saviour is not a static, immaterial deity: Christ's mortal birth, unusual life and dramatic death make him an accessible subject for religious and secular artists alike. Whether they show the spirituality of God Incarnate or the earthly characteristics of a flesh-and-blood man, artistic depictions of Christ are the most controversial, moving or inspirational examples of religious art. This richly illustrated book explores the various ways that Christ is rendered in art, from Cimabue's Nativity scenes and Fra Angelico's paintings of the Crucifixion to the provocative portraits of Salvador Dalí and Andres Serrano. Author Joseph Lewis French guides the reader through the most iconic representations of Christ in art - tender or graphic, classical or bizarre, these images of the Messiah reveal the diverse roles of the Son of God in the social milieus and personal lives of the artists
Les apôtres by Ernest Renan( Book )

140 editions published between 1863 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1866 volume, the second installment of Renan's monumental History of the Origins of Christianity, picks up from the death of Jesus and continues with the lives of the apostles, the organization of the Church of Jerusalem, and the spread of Christianity up to the time of St. Paul's first mission, always against the backdrop of Roman civilization
Le Christ dans l'art by Ernest Renan( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in French and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La figure du Christ a toujours inspiré les artistes, depuis les catacombes romaines jusqu'aux toiles de la Renaissance et les portraits provocateurs de Dali. J.L. French étudie ce rapport de fascination exercé sur les artistes à la fois sur le plan religieux et profane
Christus in der Kunst by Ernest Renan( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in German and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seit der Geburt des Christentums sind Künstler fasziniert von Christus. Sein Abbild erscheint auf Fresken in Katakomben aus der Römerzeit, auf Buntglasscheiben in gotischen Kirchen sowie in verschiedenen Darstellungen in der heutigen Pop- Kultur. Der biblische Erlöser ist keine statische, körperlose Gottheit: Christi Geburt, sein ungewöhnliches Leben und sein dramatischer Tod machen ihn zu einem interessanten Motiv für religiöse und säkulare Künstler. Ob sie die Geistlichkeit des Leibhaftigen oder die menschlichen Charakteristika eines Mannes aus Fleisch und Blut zeigen, künstlerische Darstellungen Christi sind die umstrittensten, bewegendsten oder inspirierendsten Beispiele religiöser Kunst. Dieses reich illustrierte Buch erforscht verschiedene christliche Darstellungen, von Cimabues Krippenszenen über die Kreuzigungsdarstellungen Fra Angelicos bis hin zu den provozierenden Porträts Dalís und Andre Serranos. Der Autor Joseph Lewis French führt den Leser durch die ikonischen Darstellungen Christi in der Kunst. Zart oder graphisch, klassisch oder bizarr verdeutlichen diese Messiasbilder die verschiedenen Rollen des Gottessohns im sozialen Bereich wie auch im persönlichen Leben der Künstler
Souvenirs d'enfance et de jeunesse by Ernest Renan( Book )

309 editions published between 1 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of religious history and criticism by Ernest Renan( Book )

143 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Paul by Ernest Renan( Book )

137 editions published between 1800 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the influence of the institutions, thought and culture of Rome, on Christianity and the development of the Catholic church by Ernest Renan( Book )

56 editions published between 1880 and 2020 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'avenir de la science by Ernest Renan( )

31 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La réforme intellectuelle et morale by Ernest Renan( Book )

104 editions published between 1871 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Averroès et la̓verroïsme; essai historique by Ernest Renan( Book )

117 editions published between 1832 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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L'abbesse de Jouarre by Ernest Renan( )

32 editions published between 1886 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nouvelles études d'histoire religieuse by Ernest Renan( )

65 editions published between 1884 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary and philosophical essays : French, German and Italian by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

17 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That we should not judge of our happiness until after our death. That to philsophise is to learne how to die. Of the institution and education of children. Of friendship. Of bookes. By Montaigne. -- Montaigne. What is a classic? by C.-A. Sainte-Beuve. --The poetry of the Celtic races, by E. Renan. --The education of the human race, by G.E. Lessing. --Letters upon the aesthetic education of man, by J.C.F. Schiller. --Fundamental principles of the metaphysic of morals. Transition from popular moral philosophy to the metaphysic of morals. by I.Kant. --Byron and Goethe, by G. Mazzini
De l'origine du langage by Ernest Renan( Book )

134 editions published between 1838 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a nation? : and other political writings by Ernest Renan( Book )

67 editions published between 1882 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Renan was one of the leading lights of the Parisian intellectual scene in the second half of the nineteenth century. A philologist, historian, and biblical scholar, he was a prominent voice of French liberalism and secularism. Today most familiar in the English-speaking world for his 1882 lecture "What Is a Nation?" and its definition of a nation as an "everyday plebiscite," Renan was a major figure in the debates surrounding the Franco-Prussian War, the Paris Commune, and the birth of the Third Republic and had a profound influence on thinkers across the political spectrum who grappled with the problem of authority and social organization in the new world wrought by the forces of modernization. What Is a Nation? and Other Political Writings is the first English-language anthology of Renan's political thought. Offering a broad selection of Renan's writings from several periods of his public life, most previously untranslated, it restores Renan to his place as one of France's major liberal thinkers and gives vital critical context to his views on nationalism. The anthology illuminates the characteristics that distinguished nineteenth-century French liberalism from its English and American counterparts as well as the more controversial parts of Renan's legacy, including his analysis of colonial expansion, his views on Islam and Judaism, and the role of race in his thought. The volume contains a critical introduction to Renan's life and work as well as detailed annotations that assist in recovering the wealth and complexity of his thought
History of the people of Israel by Ernest Renan( Book )

32 editions published between 1889 and 2019 in English and French and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire des origines du christianisme by Ernest Renan( Book )

120 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Christ in art
The poetry of the Celtic races, and other studiesChrist in artLectures on the influence of the institutions, thought and culture of Rome, on Christianity and the development of the Catholic churchL'avenir de la scienceLiterary and philosophical essays : French, German and Italian
Alternative Names
Ernest Renan écrivain, philologue, philosophe et historien français

Ernest Renan filosofo, filologo e storico delle religioni francese

Ernest Renan franca filozofo

Ernest Renan francouzský spisovatel a historik

Ernest Renan francuski pisarz, historyk, filozof

Ernest Renan Frans filosoof

Ernest Renan Frantziako filosofoa, historialaria eta idazlea izan zen. Batez ere erlijioaren historialari eta historiaren filosofo gisa nabarmendu zen.

Ernest Renan französischer Schriftsteller, Historiker, Archäologe und Orientalist

Ernest Renan französischer Schriftsteller, Historiker, Archäologe und Orientalist (1823-1892)

Ernest Renan French philosopher and writer

Ernest Renan scriitor, filolog, filosof și istoric francez

Ernest Renan skrivagner gallek

Ernestus Renan


Renan, Arnošt 1823-1892

Renan E.

Renan E. 1823-1892

Renan, E. (Ernest), 1823-1892

Renan Ernest

Renan, Ernest Joseph, 1823-1892

Renan, Erneste 1823-1892

Renan Ernesto

Renan, Ernesto 1823-1892

Renan Ernestos

Renan, Ernestos 1823-1892

Renan, Ernő 1823-1892

Renan, Ernst.

Renan, Ernst 1823-1892

Renan, Joseph E. 1823-1892

Renan Joseph Ernest

Renan Joseph Ernest 1823-1892

Renanas Žozefas Ernestas

Renans, Ernests 1823-1892

Rīnān, Arnist

Rīnān, Irnist 1823-1892

Runan 1823-1892

Žozefas Ernestas Renanas

Ернест Ренан

Ернест Ренан француски филозоф и писател

Жазеф Эрнест Рэнан

Ренан Е

Ренан Е. 1823-1892

Ренан, Ернест 1823-1892

Ренан Ж. Э

Ренан Ж. Э. 1823-1892

Ренан, Жозеф Эрнест

Ренан, Жосеф Эрнест

Ренан Э.

Ренан Э. 1823-1892

Ренан Э.Ж.

Ренан Э. Ж. 1823-1892

Ренан Эрнест

Ренан, Эрнест 1823-1892

Ренан Эрнест Жозеф

Ренан, Эрнест Жозеф 1823-1892

Ренан, Эрнест французский писатель, историк и филолог

Ренанъ, Эрнест

Ренанъ Эрнестъ

Ренанъ, Эрнестъ, 1823-1892

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רנאן, ארנסט 1832-1892

רנן, ארנסט 1832-1892

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레난, 어네스트 1823-1892

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르낭, E.

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르낭, 에르네스트 1823-1892

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