A confutation of atheism from the structure and origin of human bodies. a sermon preached at St. Martin"s in the Fields, September the 5th. 1692 : being the fifth of the lecture founded by the Honourable Robert Boyle, Esquire by Richard Bentley

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  • Atheism -- Controversial literature,
  • Atheism -- Sermons,
  • Atheism -- Early works to 1800,
  • Religion and science -- Early works to 1800,
  • Nature -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800,
  • Christianity and atheism -- Early works to 1800

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Statementby Richard Bentley ..
SeriesBoyle lectures -- 1692, no. 5, Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 807:21
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination35 p
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL15038274M

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The Boyle Lectures are named after Robert Boyle, a prominent natural philosopher of the 17th century and son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of the terms of his Will, Robert Boyle endowed a series of lectures or sermons (originally eight each year) which were to consider the relationship between Christianity and the new natural philosophy (today's 'science') then.

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In an age where atheism is generally taken to be the 'default' or 'neutral' position and where the burden of proof is presumed to rest with theism, it is invigorating to read a book that treats atheism as a theory or school with its own intellectual by: The Folly and Unreasonableness of Atheism: Demonstrated from the Advantage and Pleasure of a Religious Life, the Faculties of Human Souls, the Structure of Animate Bodies, & the Origin and Frame of the World: in Eight Sermons Preached at the Lecture Founded by the Honourable Robert Boyle, Esquire, in the First Year MDCXCII.

However, very little has been written on the history of atheism, and this book fills that conspicuous gap. Instead of treating atheism just as a philosophical or scientific idea about the non-existence of God, Atheists: The Origin of the Species places the movement in its proper social and political context.

Because atheism in Europe developed /5(12). The claim is the central proposition of a new book by Tim Whitmarsh, Professor of Greek Culture and a Fellow of St John’s College, University of Cambridge.

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book that the existence of the designer has been proved. For example Bentley claims in his third sermon, 'A Confutation of Atheism from the Structure and Origin of Human Bodies', Part I (I ). Richard Bentley FBA (/ ˈ b ɛ n t l i /; 27 January – 14 July ) was an English classical scholar, critic, and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Bentley was the first Englishman to be ranked with the great heroes of classical learning and was known for his literary and textual criticism. Called the "founder of historical philology", Bentley is credited with Born: 27 JanuaryOulton, Leeds.

Harvard Studies in English, Vol. XVI. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press. Bentley, R. A confutation of atheism from the structure and origin of human bodies, The Third and Last Part.

London. Reprinted in [Bentley c]. A confutation of atheism from the origin and frame of the world, Pt. by: Self-motion or the power of moving one's self or itself without foreign or external aid.

Robert Boyle, A Confutation of Atheism from the Structure and Origin of Human Bodies: If it can intrinsically stir itself [ ] it must have a principle of self-activity which is life and sense. Where Do Atheism And Christianity Agree And Disagree On Views Of The Origin Of The Universe. In conclusion, if you analyze these two stories, both Atheism and Christianity agree that the universe have been created from nothing.

Therefore, they have a common ground after all. But, Christianity says that it was created intelligently by God. See Richard Bentley, “A Confutation of Atheism from the Structure and Origin of Humane Bodies, Part I,” in The Folly and Unreasonableness of Atheism, Demonstrated from the Advantage and Pleasure of a Religious Life, The Faculties of Human Souls, The Structure of Animate Bodies, & The Origin and Structure of the World (; London: H Author: Stuart Peterfreund.

Page [unnumbered] Page [unnumbered] THE Folly and Unreasonableness OF ATHEISM Demonstrated from The Advantage and Pleasure of a Religious Life, The Faculties of Humane Souls, The Structure of Animate Bodies, & The Origin and Frame of the World.

In EIGHT SERMONS Preached at the Lecture Founded by The Honourable ROBERT BOYLE, Esquire. Matter and Motion cannot Think: OR, A Confutation of ATHEISM from the Faculties of the Soul.

A SERMON Preached at S t. Mary-le-Bow, April 4. Being the Second of the Lecture Founded by the Honourable ROBERT BOYLE, Esquire. "Romantic reductionist" neuroscientist Christof Koch discusses the search for meaning in the world of science, and the philosophical influence of working with Francis : Steve Paulson.

Bentley, Richard, The Folly and Unreasonableness of Atheism in Eight Sermons (London, ), and A Confutation of Atheism from the Structure and Origin of Humane Bodies (London, ). Newton and Bentley specifically address themselves to Epicurus's deficiencies, Newton concentrating on those of hypothesis and Bentley on those of logic.

A better question in my opinion would be "How do Creationists think their GOD came to be". I'm serious, and not trying to be antagonistic in the least. We actually know very well how the human body came to be.

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more primitive stage of human development, the idea of religious universalism is also built partly on the notion that early societies were religious by nature because to believe in god is an inherent, “default setting” for humans.

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I am. Therefore, an atheist who continues to pretend that life has purpose, and affirms atheism, is in a logically contradictory bind. The only way out of this problem is to either abandon all purpose or abandon atheism: First, under atheism, human existence is accidental.

There is no Great Reason why homo sapiens exist. The book aims squarely at those who still seek answers to some of life’s biggest questions, or those who live in religious communities but fear the consequences of admitting their loss of faith.

By drawing on thousands of years of history and cultural beliefs from around the globe, it challenges everything we think we know about spiritualism. Eight Boyle Lectures on Atheism. registration.

Garland. New York. Separate first editions of lectures #2–8: Book: Bentley, Richard. Matter and Motion Cannot Think, Or A Confutation of Atheism from the Faculties of the Soul. Parkhurst and H. Mortlock. The clash between atheism and religion has become the defining battle of the 21st century.

Books on and about atheism retain high profile and popularity, and atheist movements on both sides of the Atlantic capture headlines with high-profile campaigns and adverts. However, very little has been written on the history of atheism, and this book fills that conspicuous gap.4/5(1).

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Chapter 4: Civilized Existence. Civilization depends on and makes possible a high degree of rationalization of the reflective consciousness.

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