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In spite of all this, Renan, willing to soothe the prejudice of his time, takes the ground that the four canonical gospels are authentic, that they date from the first century, that the authors were, generally speaking, those to whom they are attributed; but he insists that their historic value is very diverse.
Undoubtedly Renan gave an honest transcript of his mind, the road his thought had followed, the reasons in their order that had occurred to him, the criticisms born of thought, and the qualifications, softening phrases, children of old sentiments and emotions that had not entirely passed away.
Renan was a man of most excellent temper; candid; not striving for victory, but for truth; conquering, as far as he could, the old superstitions; not entirely free, it may be, but believing himself to be so.
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 Search Results for Renan - Encyclopædia Britannica
After the failure of what was seen as the vague idealism of the 1848 revolution, a consciously scientific spirit, directed toward observed fact, came to dominate the study of social and intellectual...
Renan was educated at the ecclesiastical college in his native town of Tréguier.
Renan had counted on the writing of his life of Jesus to secure election to the chair of Hebrew at the Collège de France.
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 Ernest Renan’s Assessment of Jesus Christ : Christian Courier
Joseph Ernest Renan (1823-92) was a philosopher, theologian, and orientalist.
In a sentimental, rather theatrical fashion, Renan argued that the post-resurrection “appearances” of the Lord were merely the result of ardent expectations, combined with excited nerves, on the part of Jesus’ followers.
Second, Renan’s assessments of Jesus are at variance with a recently concocted notion that Christ “plotted and schemed” to feign his death so as to convince his peers that he was the Messiah (Schonfield, 155).
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 The Life Of Jesus
Renan's mother remained a Catholic to the end of her life, but Henriette lost all belief in the Supernatural long before her brother had entertained a single doubt of his hereditary faith.
According to Renan, the raising of Lazarus was a trick, planned by the subject of the pretended miracle with the aid of Martha and Mary.
His father Joseph and his mother Mary were people in humble circumstances, artisans living by their labor, in the state so common in the East, which is neither ease nor poverty.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Renan (Joseph) Ernest
Renan, (Joseph) Ernest (1823-1892), French philologist and historian of religion.
King, Ernest Joseph (1878-1956), American naval officer, born in Lorain, Ohio, and educated at the U.S. Naval Academy and the Naval War College....
Addison was born on May 1, 1672, in Milston, Wiltshire, and educated at the University of Oxford, where he distinguished himself as a classical...
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In 1878 Renan was elected to the French Academy, and in 1883 he was made director of the Collège de France, a post he retained until his death.
Renan approached religion as a rationalist and humanist, using contemporary historical findings in a field long restricted by tradition.
His writings are valued today more for their literary style than for their erudition. "Renan, (Joseph) Ernest."Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 2001.
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 Joseph Earnest Renan  |  Study Archive  |   The Preterist Archive ...
The crisis came as the time approached for his ordination, and disregarding the grief of his mother and the entreaty of his teacher, he left the seminary on Oct. 6, 1845, firmly convinced that he could remain true to Christ only by separating from the Church.
The great mistake of Jesus with Renan was to forget that the ideal is fundamentally ever a utopia and in conflict with the material for realization loses its purity.
The life of Renan was essentially twofold; he was, on the one hand, the serious and accurate scholar, on the other, a wit and a dillettante.
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 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow + Ernest Renan
It was also on this date, February 27, 1823, that French scholar Joseph Ernest Renan was born in Trier, Brittany, to a Breton father and a Gascon mother.
Although Renan was a Pantheist with Agnostic tendencies, he would still refer to "God" and the divinity (in the Romantic sense) of Jesus in his writings.
While decrying his skepticism with the vehemence of the intellectually vulnerable, even his detractors had to admit, "Renan's personal life was irreproachable."** Renan died in Paris on 2 October 1892 at age 69.
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 Haiti: International Legal Network: Human rights defenders at risk: Rénan Hédouville and other members of CARLI, and ...
Lawyers Rénan Hédouville and Mario Joseph, who have worked on behalf of those who suffered human rights abuses at the hands of the army while Haiti was under military rule, have been receiving numerous anonymous telephone death threats.
Mario Joseph is currently representing prominent supporters of ex-president Aristide's Famille Lavalas party, who have recently been imprisoned without charge.
Amnesty International believes that the lives of both M Hédouville and M. Joseph are in danger.
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In one tomb were found the names of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, another Mary (suggested to be Mary Magdalene), a Matthew and a Juda son of Jesus.
Joseph was the second most common male name and Mary the most common amongst women, this in itself is sufficient evidence to throw doubt on the recently found tomb of 'Jesus, Mary and Joseph', as it is like finding the gravestone of Mr and Mrs John Smith!
In passing, it is worth noting that we do not know for sure if Jesus was born in a stable surrounded by animals, only that he was laid in a feed trough.
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secundum Hebraeos, etc.); (2) Gospels of Joseph and Mary, and the birth of Christ (Protevangelium Jacobi, Evang.
Il est parfaitement dans le goût de Joseph, et si cet historian a fait mention de Jésus, c’est bien comme cela qu’il a dû en parler.
No certain conclusion can be drawn from the journey of Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem, and to Egypt; nor from the journey of the Magi.
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 #10 The Book of Philippians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Joseph Ernest Renan, a French philologist and historian of the 1800's, said, "Let the greatest surprises of the future come, but never has there arisen, nor never shall there arise another like Jesus Christ.'1
When the angel appeared to Joseph and told him that Mary was carrying a child, the angel declared, "He shall be called Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us."
Paul also stated that Jesus "thought it not robbery to be equal with God." The word "equal" means, "to be on par with." Jesus is the same as God, equal with God.
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 Biography John Calvin
Huguenot scholar Joseph Scaliger described Calvin as alone among the theologians.
The Huguenot scholar Joseph Scaliger in the generation after Calvin described him as "alone among the theologians." Clearly he was the greatest theologian of his age.
In theology, he was completely awed by the concept that sinful human beings had been "reckoned righteous" in Christ and accounted worthy to serve the incomprehensibly holy and sovereign God of the universe.
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 History of the World: Rise And Spread Of Christianity: Part II.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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One of the first to affiliate himself with the rising society was a Cypriote, named Joseph Hallevi, or the Levite.
Like the others, he sold his land and carried the price of it to the feet of the Twelve.
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 Ernest Renan
In 1878 he was elected to the French Academy, and in 1883 he was made director of the Collège de France.
Renan turned to creative writing in later years and, with irony and poetic style, composed
His subtle irony and beautiful prose are blended, sometimes whimsically, in the
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Fleury, Pierre 1732, Joseph and sons Joseph and John 1733, Abra.
Hubele, Joseph and sons Mich. and Barnard 1732, Jacob 1737, John Frederick 1743.
Noel, Enas and Joseph with families, 1736, Killian 1738, John m.
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 Fascism www.wikipedia.org
Sorel's ideas concerning syndicalism and violence are much in evidence in this document.
It also quotes from Joseph Renan who it says had "pre-fascist intuitions".
Both Sorel and Peguy were influenced by the Frenchman Henri Bergson.
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David Friedrich Strauss, another 19th-century German theologian, in his 1835 book "Life of Jesus Critically Examined," called the Jesus presented in the Gospels little more than myth intended to further a religious viewpoint.
Joseph Ernst Renan, a 19th-century French historian and biblical scholar, added to this radical redefinition of Jesus by describing him as a gifted preacher, but nothing more.
But the scholar who is generally thought of as having brought the 19th-century quest for the historical Jesus to a close was, in fact, more a man of the 20th century.
www.beliefnet.com /story/29/story_2930_2.html   (820 words)

 Appendix One: The Background of Modern Humanism
Lindsey and Joseph Priestley founded the Unitarian Church.
Gotthold E. Lessing and Johann G. von Herder traced human development in all religions.
Around 1840, Ludwig A. Feuerbach's "Essence of Christianity, Pierre Joseph Proudhonís "anarchy," and Ralph Waldo Emersonís "Oversoul" emerged.
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 Amazon.ca: Renann: Search Results All Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Renan's Antichrist by Joseph-Ernest Renan (Author), William G. Hutchison (Translator) (Paperback - May 2003)
Ernest Renan by J. Robertson (Author) (Paperback - March 2005)
The Hibbert Lectures 1880: Lectures on the Influence of the Institutions, Thought and Culture of Rome on Christianity and the Development of the by Ernest Renan (Author), Charles Beard (Translator) (Paperback - October 2004)
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 Mithraism and Christianity III
To this day, the Knights Templar have been emulated by dozens of mystical sects and secret societies, including the Freemasons, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and the notorious Ordo Templi Orientallis reformulated by Alistair Crowley.
"If Christianity had been checked in its growth by some deadly disease, the world would have become Mithraic."Joseph Renan, French religious historian and critic Marc-Aurèle et la fin du monde antique The Mithraic legacy resulted in customs still carried out today, including the handshake and the wearing of the crown by the monarchy.
Worshippers of Mithras were the first in the western world to preach the doctrine of divine right of kings.
www.meta-religion.com /World_Religions/Ancient_religions/Mesopotamia/Mithraism/mithraism_and_christianity_iii.htm   (2134 words)

 The Harbinger. The Phenomenon of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
In this respect, he was not in step with those modern thinkers who offer a truly cosmic perspective in which humankind is merely a fleeting event in this material universe.
His mysticism reminds one of the cosmic visions of Joseph Ernest Renan (1823-1892) and Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936).
With bitter irony, it was the silenced Teilhard who had committed himself to the fact of evolution as well as the indisputable powers of science, reason and free inquiry.
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 Christianism - Appendix VII
'Renan [Joseph Ernest Renan 1823 - 1892 (French historian and essayist], whose own nature found a response in Koheleth and who was fascinated by the book as everyone must be who penetrates its spirit, goes so far as to say that it [Koheleth (Ecclesiastes)] is the only amiable book written by a Jew.
That is hardly correct, for we have a modern analogy to Koheleth (as Renan himself suggests) in Heine [Heinrich Heine 1797 - 1856 (German poet and essayist)], who looks upon the world in the same smiling manner.
While thoroughly assimilating the culture and surroundings of his age, Heine's humor and general type of mind are characteristically Jewish.
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 Saint Mary's Press: Touching the Hearts of Teens; Catholic Publisher
At one time, those who allowed any distinction between Jesus and the Christ were thought to be tainted by Modernism.
The studies of David Friedrich Strauss (1835), Joseph Ernest Renan (1863) and Albert Schweitzer (1906) saw little or no continuity between the Christ of the Gospel, seen as the risen Lord and proclaimed as such in the Church, and the itinerant prophet, Jesus of Nazareth.
The Catholic response rejected such a distinction because, it was believed, the two are one and the same.
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 Ankerberg Theological Research Institute - The John Ankerberg Show
Joseph Ernest Renan—"Jesus is the cornerstone of humanity.
His beauty is eternal, and His reign shall never end.
Joseph Ernest Renan—"Whatever may be the surprises of the future, Jesus will never be surpassed....all ages will proclaim that among the sons of men there is none born greater than Jesus."
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 Incunabula Books [REFERENCE: AUTHORS: R]
Ernest Renan, French philosopher, historian and scholar (1823 - 1892)
Joseph Ernest Renan, French writer, Orientalist and rationalist (1823 - 1892)
Joseph Roux, French parish priest and writer (1834 - 1886)
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Renan's Antichrist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 Christianism - Appendix II
In the 10th or 11th century a scribe re-inked the whole, but left out letters—and even words—which he thought incorrect, and added accents, thus ruining the MS.
'We must call to mind what Ernest Renan wrote in 1888 in his History of Israel, which should be carefully studied.
As Renan [Joseph Ernest Renan 1823 -1892] says: "There is not one word in all Christian literature that tells the slave to revolt, or the master to free the slave, or that touches the problem of public right which arises out of slavery."' [319].
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 10_422 17/8/63   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
F.N. would like Hill's flowers at Hampstead; always likes pig if only to send to her friends and nuns; she has ordered Renan's Vie de Asusj the two folios of the I.A. Report are now available to anyone who asks for them.
Joseph Ernest Renan, Vie de Asus, Paris, 1863.
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 Christianity, Rise And Spread Of Christianity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In grouping the glowing words of Renan, with their fine spiritual
Two only were found in the ranks, Joseph
its environs, such as Lazarus, Martha, Mary of Bethany, Joseph of Arimathea,
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