Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892

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French philosopher and best known for his writings on early Christianity.

From the description of [Letter] 1880 juin 18, Paris [to] Monsieur / E. Renan. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 320955893

French philologist and historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [W.A. Knight], 1882 Sept. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617180

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to [Eugène Burnouf], 1850 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617170

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Perros-Guirec, to an unidentified correspondent, 1889 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617184

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified correspondent, 1856 Jan. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617187

Joseph Ernest Renan was a French author and theorist, best known for his pioneering work in comparative religion. Born in Brittany, he experienced myth and religion in his youth, became enamored of the scientific method, and earned a degree in philosophy. Archaeological expeditions to the Near East led him to treat Christianity in a new and unorthodox way, controversially suggesting that Jesus Christ and the Bible could be studied as history. Renan was deeply influential during his lifetime, and is remembered today as the founder of comparative religious studies, suggesting all religions are inherently good, and everyone should frame their beliefs as best as they can.

From the description of Ernest Renan letter to M. Neubauer, circa 1880? (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 227389772

Philologist and historian.

From the description of Note of Ernest Renan, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449507

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creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. [Letter] 1880 juin 18, Paris [to] Monsieur / E. Renan. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [W.A. Knight], 1882 Sept. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn [Renan's Vie de Jésus : Pamphlet vol.]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn [Mélanges religieux : Pamphlet vol.]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Collection of engravings, [16--]-1939. Flugschriften des Fruhen 16 Jahrhunderts
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed : Rome, to [Eugène Burnouf], 1850 Apr. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Note of Ernest Renan, 1879. Library of Congress
referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Letter : Talloires near Annecy, France, to "Cher Monsieur," 1881 Aug. 19. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, 1855 Jan. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Lettre à Anatole Le Braz : Perros-Guirec, France : ALS, 1892 Aug. 8. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Souvenirs d'enfance et de jeunesse, pt. V [1882?]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Moore, Henry Ludwell, 1869-1958. Collection on economics and econometrics, [ca. 1900]-1940. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn MacCarthy mss., 1863-1991 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, 1876 July 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vickery, Eleanor Grant. Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1898. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910. Henry Harrisse collection, 1876-1941. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn French Literature mss., ca. 1750-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified correspondent, 1856 Jan. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Letter to M. Waddington. Paris, France. 1891 Jan. 5. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn [Mélanges religieux : Pamphlet vol.]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. [Letter] : 1886 26 March, Paris. [to] Reinach. Haverford College Library
referencedIn [Pièces diverses sur Renan : Pamphlet vol.]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed E.Renan to:"Cher Monsieur Falcioni [?]" August 24, 1883. Wellesley College
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Autograph letter signed : Perros-Guirec, to an unidentified correspondent, 1889 July 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Ernest Renan letter to M. Neubauer, circa 1880? Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Burnouf, Eugène, 1801-1852, person
associatedWith Falcioni, Monsieur. person
associatedWith Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910. person
associatedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
associatedWith Knight, William Angus, 1836-1916, person
associatedWith Lamennais, Félicité Robert de, 1782-1854. person
associatedWith Le Braz, Anatole, 1859-1926. person
associatedWith MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952 person
associatedWith Moore, Henry Ludwell, 1869-1958. person
associatedWith Reinach. person
associatedWith Renan, Henriette, 1811-1861. person
associatedWith Vickery, Eleanor Grant. person
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Birth 1823-02-28

Death 1892-10-02

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