HERBERT, Edward, Lord of Cherbury


HERBERT, Edward, Lord of Cherbury
(1583-1648)
   one of the intellectual sources of DEISM he rejected REVELATION and taught that RELIGION is based on a BELIEF in GOD who should be WORSHIPED through virtuous action. Humans are responsible to REPENT for SIN and should BELIEVE in life after death.

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  • Richard Herbert, Lord of Cherbury — Richard Herbert ( 1596), Lord of Cherbury (or Chirbury), and of Montgomery Castle, was an English Justice of the Peace and Parliamentarian who was Custos Rotulorum, or Sheriff, of Montgomeryshire from some time between 1548 and 1594, and 1596.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Herbert von Cherbury — Edward Herbert, Portrait v. Isaac Oliver Edward Herbert, Baronet Herbert of Cherbury (* 3. März 1583; † 20. August 1648) war ein britischer Soldat, Diplomat, Historiker, Dichter und Religionsphilosoph. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Edward Herbert — Edward Herbert, Portrait v. Isaac Oliver Edward Herbert, Baronet Herbert of Cherbury (* 3. März 1583; † 20. August 1648) war ein britischer Soldat, Diplomat, Historiker, Dichter und Religionsphilosoph …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Herbert [2] — Herbert, 1) Edward, Lord H. of Cherbury, der Begründer des englischen rationalen Deismus, geb. 3. März 1583 auf dem Landgut Eyton in Shropshire, gest. 20. Aug. 1648 in London, studierte in Oxford, lebte auf Reisen und als Gesandter in Frankreich …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Herbert of Cherbury — (– Tscherberi), Edward, Lord, der früheste unter den namhaften engl. Deisten, geb. 1581 im Schloß Montgomery in Wales, diente in Savoien und in den Niederlanden, wirkte als Gesandter Jakobs I. in Paris zu Gunsten der Protestanten, wurde Pair und… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Herbert — Herbert,   1) [ həːbət], Sir (seit 1945) A. P. (Alan Patrick), englischer Schriftsteller und Politiker, * Elstead (County Surrey) 24. 9. 1890, ✝ London 11. 11. 1971. Herbert schrieb lange Jahre für die Zeitschrift »Punch«, verfasste Romane,… …   Universal-Lexikon


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