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A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age

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The story of one of the most important--and incendiary--books in Western history When it appeared in 1670, Baruch Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise was denounced as the most dangerous book ever published--godless, full of abominations, a book forged in hell . . . by the devil himself. Religious and secular authorities saw it as a threat to faith, social and political harmony, and everyday morality, and its author was almost universally regarded as a religious subversive and political radical who sought to spread ...

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A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age
2013, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691160184

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A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age
2011, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691139890

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