Shelley's conception of God.
Whitmire, Josephine Viola
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Shelley was born in an extraordinary age amid extraordinary conditions. In 1792 the thunder clouds of the revolution were breaking all over Europe. The general crash of things were felt in the political, social and religious systems of Europe. It was a time of restless activity, where fears, hopes, impulses tinged men's notions of things. Men were eager to build in a day the structures which centuries of growth had fashioned. Their spirits uncompromising and shattering yielded only to the purpose of creating new methods in place of the old. They desired knowledge for they felt that the future held great possibilities for them. It was a period or great revolutionary thinkers such as Paine, Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft. [TRUNCATED]
Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University
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