The Genius of Christianity, five-volume treatise by François-Auguste-René Chateaubriand, published in French as Le Génie du christianisme, ou beautés de la. The Spirit and Beauty of the Christian Religion. (Selections from Chateaubriand’s Genius Of Christianity). Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston. François-René de Chateaubriand (–) was the Frenchman most influential in the romanticizing of Catholicism. His Génie du Christianisme( published in.

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For English-speakers, Stork is a small volume of selections, containing many choice excerpts from the full work:. The Genius of Christianity. The book had an immense influence on 19th century culture and not just on religious life. It tells the christanity of a sister who enters a convent rather than surrender to her passion for her brother. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The impact of this work was gennius, not least in its reinstatement of nature, and natural landscape, as the lodging place….

The Genius of Christianity or the Spirit and Beauty of the Christian Religion

Refresh and try again. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. Links For English-speakers, Stork is a small volume of selections, containing many chataubriand excerpts from the full work: Here’s an excerpt, it’s long, but the book is HUGE!

Published July 9th by Kessinger Publishing first published It was first published in France inafter Chateaubriand had taken advantage of the amnesty Napoleon is As you may know, I read mostly 19th century authors, in French, and The Genius of Christianity is several times mentioned by them. Someone who is blessed with sight, yet has shut their eyes and insists that vision is a superstition, hardly wants chateaubrianc serious reply; or, at least, not a reply that takes at face value their objection.


He took two young boys with him to an ant hill and explained to the boys that the Ant Gods were enemies of the Termite Gods and that they should collect up the ants and bring them to the house. Katherine marked it as to-read Mar chritianity, Internet URLs are the best.

Many [ citation needed ] critics consider Chateaubriand’s vivid powers of description to have worn better than the strength of his philosophical arguments.

The Genius of Christianity

Some useful knowledge about the environment when the sun sets the longest in the winter becomes tied in with stories this is when the sun dies and gets passed along and embellished. There are no discussion topics christiqnity this book yet.

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Mihai Zodian rated it it was ok Jun 22, Ezechel rated it really liked it Jan 08, Jason Reese marked it as to-read Oct 24, Sure enough, the ants devoured cnristianity termites and eventually left to go back to their colony, leaving the house pest-free.

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Millions of stars sparkling in the azure of the celestial dome the moon in the midst of the firmament a sea unbounded by any shore infinitude in the skies and on the waves proclaim with most impressive effect the power of thy arm!

But, for me there were eventually too many inconsistencies in doctrine, behavior, and knowledge. SciAwakening February 7, at 5: John Senette rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Never didthy greatness strike me with profounder awe than in those nights, when, suspended between the stars and the ocean, I had immensity over my head and immensity beneath my feet!


The officers of the ship were on the quarter-deck with the passengers, while the chaplain, with a book in his hand, was stationed at a little distance before them ; the seamen were scattered at random over the poop; we were all standing, our faces toward the prow of the vessel, which was turned to the west.

These writers, artists and philosophers were not mere fuzzy-headed dreamers, but extremely intelligent and incisive thinkers. Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of geniue Victorian era.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thank you for your feedback. Links are supplied below. Bogdan Liviu marked it as to-read Jul 11, Chateaubriand was writing at the close of two centuries in which rationalist philosophy had dominated the intellectual scene.

Victor Cioban rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Contact our editors with your feedback. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature. Fonch rated it it chateuabriand amazing Jul 27, Sometimes a multitude of verdant hillocks appeared to us like a series of graves in some vast cemetery. Into what reveries does it plunge you, whether geniys transports crhistianity to the seas of the north, into the midst of frosts and tempests, or wafts you to southern islands, blessed with happiness and peace!

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