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The Resource Blasphemy : verbal offense against the sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie, Leonard W. Levy

Blasphemy : verbal offense against the sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie, Leonard W. Levy

Label
Blasphemy : verbal offense against the sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie
Title
Blasphemy
Title remainder
verbal offense against the sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie
Statement of responsibility
Leonard W. Levy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1923-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, Leonard W.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blasphemy
  • Blasphemy
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of speech
Label
Blasphemy : verbal offense against the sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie, Leonard W. Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Knopf, 1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [581]-659) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of the offense -- The Jewish trial of Jesus -- Christianity transforms blasphemy -- Compelling heretics -- Protestantism rediscovers blasphemy -- The fires of Smithfield -- Socinian anti-Trinitarians -- The ranters: antinomianism run amok -- The early English Quakers -- Christianity becomes the law of the land -- Early colonial America: Gorton and the Quakers -- American from 1660 to 1800 -- England's Augustan age of toleration -- Blasphemy and obscenity -- The "age of reason" -- Eaton to Carlile: deism for the people -- Carlile's shopmen and free expression -- Early American state cases -- England reconsiders the law of blasphemy -- English prosecutions of the 1840s -- Bible burning and a debate revived -- Bradlaugh, Foote, and Coleridge's decency test -- The age of John W. Gott -- The American middle period: 1880-1940 -- Modern America -- The gay news case -- The Rushdie affair: should all religions be protected or none?
Control code
002261579
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 688 p.
Isbn
9780807845158
Lccn
94031365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Blasphemy : verbal offense against the sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie, Leonard W. Levy
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Knopf, 1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [581]-659) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins of the offense -- The Jewish trial of Jesus -- Christianity transforms blasphemy -- Compelling heretics -- Protestantism rediscovers blasphemy -- The fires of Smithfield -- Socinian anti-Trinitarians -- The ranters: antinomianism run amok -- The early English Quakers -- Christianity becomes the law of the land -- Early colonial America: Gorton and the Quakers -- American from 1660 to 1800 -- England's Augustan age of toleration -- Blasphemy and obscenity -- The "age of reason" -- Eaton to Carlile: deism for the people -- Carlile's shopmen and free expression -- Early American state cases -- England reconsiders the law of blasphemy -- English prosecutions of the 1840s -- Bible burning and a debate revived -- Bradlaugh, Foote, and Coleridge's decency test -- The age of John W. Gott -- The American middle period: 1880-1940 -- Modern America -- The gay news case -- The Rushdie affair: should all religions be protected or none?
Control code
002261579
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 688 p.
Isbn
9780807845158
Lccn
94031365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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