Religio medici
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Religio medici and other essays by Thomas Browne

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Published by published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sir Thomas Browne.
SeriesThe Books of the Verulam Club
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 230, [2] p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18136184M

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Aug 07,  · Here this baroque master’s two most enduring and admired works, Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall, appear in a new edition that has been annotated and introduced by the distinguished scholars Ramie Targoff and Stephen Greenblatt (author of the best-selling Will in the World and the National Book Award–winning The Swerve).4/5(1). At age thirty, Sir Thomas Browne wrote Religio Medici, an explanation and analysis of his religious belief in relationship to his profession as a medical prideinpill.comed as a personal meditation. The Religio Medici was published consistently throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some twenty odd editions appearing in Browne's lifetime alone. It was also a truly European book, being translated into Latin, Dutch, French, German, and Italian. The Religio Medici and other Writings of Sir Thomas Browne by Sir Thomas Browne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

The Religio Medici was Sir Thomas Browne’s first book, and it remains by far his best book. His other books acquire their value and take their rank just according to the degree of their ‘affinity’ to the Religio Medici. Sir Thomas Browne is at his best when he is most alone with himself. The Religio Medici is the apologia of a learned physician who was proud to be a Christian and a member of the Church of England as established by Elizabeth I. He recognized that under Henry VIII the Church in England had been the catholic Church in schism, whereas the Elizabethan Establishment was regarded as heretical by Rome.5/5(1). Nov 01,  · Religio Medici The Religion of a Doctor Sir Thomas Browne Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) by Sir Thomas Browne became a European best-seller which brought its author fame and respect throughout England and the continent. Browne's spiritual testament and Price: $ Sep 18,  · Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall by Sir Thomas Browne – review That is a very 17th-century kind of book: full of rambling ideas, tangents and wonders.