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Sabunde Sebonde, Raymond Of And Michel De Montaigne Translator "
La theologie naturelle. traduite en Francois.Rouen, Jean de la Mare, 1641. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment."
1533. [1], [1 blank], [13], [1 blank], 891, [49] pp.Sixth (?) edition of Michel de Montaigne's (1533-1592) translation of the Book of creatures or Natural theology by the Catalan theologian Raymund of Sabunde (ca. 1385-1436). Written round 1436, the Book of creatures belongs to the tradition of medieval works that follow the imperative according to which faith must evolve into seeking understanding. It was given the name of Natural theology because, as asserted in the prologue, it sets out to offer every human being the means of reaching the truth of Christian dogma, thanks to his own efforts, just by reading into the book of God's creation. However, although the book tries to guide the reader towards the fundamental truths of Christianity, basing itself on the visible"
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