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The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Arthur Versluis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book provides an investigation into the intellectual origins of totalitarianism. The book unveils the connections between heretic-hunting in early and medieval Christianity, and the emergence of ... More


Theodor Adorno and the “Occult”

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the works of German sociologist and philosopher Theodor Adorno in relation to the emergence of modern totalitarianism. It suggests that irrationalism was a significant theme of ... More


Conclusion: Disorder as Order

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation between the Inquisition and the emergence of modern totalitarianism. The evidence clearly indicates that Catholic Inquisitions ... More


Introduction

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to investigate the connection between heretic hunting and the Inquisition and the intellectual origins of modern ... More


The Archetypal Inquisition

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines archetypal dimensions of the Inquisition. These include the dependence of the Inquisition on the juncture of religious and secular power, the criminalization of thought, the ... More


Joseph de Maistre and the Inquisition

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the views of philosopher Joseph de Maistre on the Inquisition and his contribution to the emergence of totalitarianism. Maistre insisted that heresy is arguably the greatest of ... More


Juan Donoso Cortés and the “Sickness” of the Liberal State

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the role of political theorist Juan Donoso Cortes on the emergence of modern totalitarianism. It provides background information on Cortes' education and his career during the ... More


Georges Sorel and Charles Maurras: The Emergence of Secular State Corporatism

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the contribution of philosopher and political theorist Georges Sorel and critic Charles Maurras on the emergence of secular state corporatism and modern totalitarianism. It ... More


Carl Schmitt, the Inquisition, and Totalitarianism

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines German philosopher and political theorist Carl Schmitt's view on the Inquisition and his contribution to the emergence of modern totalitarianism. It provides background ... More


Eric Voegelin, Anti-Gnosticism, and the Totalitarian Emphasis on Order

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the role of German political philosopher Eric Voegelin in popularizing anti-gnosticism and the totalitarian emphasis on social order. Voegelin considered modernity as the venue ... More


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