Chapter 13. Life and Writings 1785–1788

  1. John R. Betz

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch13

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

How to Cite

Betz, J. R. (2008) Life and Writings 1785–1788, in After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Illuminations: Theory and Religion

Book Series Editors:

  1. Catherine Pickstock,
  2. John Milbank and
  3. Graham Ward

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162463

Online ISBN: 9781444304572

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Keywords:

  • final journey - Hamann's last will and testament;
  • life and writings 1785–1788;
  • Münster circle;
  • “dictators of pure reason”;
  • una sancta ecclesia;
  • Hamann's exposure to catholicism - limited;
  • cryptic final testament;
  • Hamann's role in his children's spiritual life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Münster Circle

  • The “Dictators of Pure Reason”

  • Portrait of a Christian: Greatness in Knechtsgestalt

  • Una Sancta Ecclesia

  • A Cryptic Final Testament

  • The Journey Home