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Johann Georg Hamann, Radical Enlightener

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In 1758 a young, dissolute Prussian named Johann Georg Hamann found himself in a deep despair, wandering lost in the world, searching intensely for the “Light of life.” He found it”or, rather, it found him”in the wonder of the Word made flesh. After his conversion through prayer and the reading of Scripture, he aimed his quill at the foundations of modern philosophy … Continue Reading »