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Providence

Gordon Graham

in The Shape of the Past: A Philosophical Approach to History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892553
eISBN:
9780191670619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892553.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

Vico believed in the historical importance of Divine Providence. His writings give considerable importance to theological conceptions and he himself was a religious person. The question of God's ... More


Moses' Veil: Secularization as Christian Myth

Robert A. Yelle

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that the view that law is properly secular, or separate from, religion finds its roots in earlier theological readings of history. This includes the central event of Christian ... More


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