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Physics, Classics, and the Bible

Elements of the Secular and the Sacred in Barthold Heinrich Brockes' "Irdisches Vergnügen in Gott</I>


Harold P. Fry

Contents: Unprecedented in its approach, this study demonstrates Brockes' use of natural history, locus amoenus, and Biblical and Christian language and metaphors in rhetorically constructed poetry of the early German Enlightenment.