Medical Record, Vol. 74

Medical Record, Vol. 74 : A Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery; July 4, 1908-December 26, 1908 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Medical Record, Vol. 74: A Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery; July 4, 1908-December 26, 1908 In 1640 Cornelius Jansen published his celebrated work on the teachings of the Sainted Bishop Of Hippo. It had a great and an immediate success. In it the errors of the Jesuits were pilloried with the Massilians and followers of the British monk, Pela gius, whose doctrines had been refuted by St. Augustine twelve centuries before. The Jesuits parried the thrust by means of the bull of Urban VIII, which forbade the reading Of the Augus tinus. The best advertisement for a book tlten, as it is now, was to say that it was not fit to read. It had a wide circulation, so they had its doctrines pro nounced heretical by Innocent X in 1653. It was then that the famous Port Royalists, Antoine Arnauld, the theologian, who had been expelled from the Sorbonne, and Blaise Pascal, the philos opher, scientist. And litterateur, and others less known to posterity tried unsuccessfully to stem the tide was sweeping away Jansenism. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 1134 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 56mm | 1,483g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243096216
  • 9780243096213