Author: peterbryson

Dampening Enthusiasm by James Bryson

  Dampening Enthusiasm   At the moment, I am transcribing a fascinating text by Henry More, entitled Enthusiasmus Triumphatus, or a Discourse on the Nature, Causes, Kinds and Cure of Enthusiasm. It was originally published in 1656, but the Project has decided that, for our digital sourcebook, we ought to…

Henry More and John Norris talk Sensuality and Peter’s Denial of Christ

  Henry More and John Norris talk Sensuality and Peter’s Denial of Christ (By James Bryson) In 1684-5 the Oxford Platonist John Norris (1657-1711) engaged Henry More in an intellectually rigorous and fascinating correspondence that is best remembered for its relevance to ethical topics. Norris first published the correspondence as…