Hobbes, Heresy, and the Historia Ecclesiastica

Journal of the History of Ideas 55 (4):553-571 (1994)
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Thomas Hobbes's 'Historia Ecclesiastica' presents his views on religion and aims to divert the attention of the public from charges against his being a heretic to placing heresy in pagan history, claiming that Greek philosophers were responsible for introducing heresy in the Christian Church. His book reveals his interest in religious history and the growth of hermeticism and Cabalism in England in his age.

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Patricia Springborg
Humboldt-University, Berlin


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