J. Robert Wright's A Companion to Bede: A Reader's Commentary on the PDF

By J. Robert Wright

ISBN-10: 0802863094

ISBN-13: 9780802863096

The Venerable Bede accomplished the earliest historical past of Christianity in England early within the 8th century. In prose either interesting and exact, Bede defined the beginnings, improvement, and unfold of Christianity in Britain. Now during this century, J. Robert Wright bargains a finished and trustworthy spouse to the sooner historians writings. A significant other to Bede permits readers to persist with the main English translations of Bedes paintings, bankruptcy via bankruptcy and verse via verse, whereas nonetheless final devoted to the unique Latin textual content. This advisor allows readers to appreciate precisely what Bede is attempting to assert, what he ability, and why his phrases and account stay so very important. Wright seeks to supply solutions to the questions cautious readers ask. His concentration - like Bedes personal - during this quantity is the church itself, in all its features, supporting to provide an explanation for the gains within the historys narrative that Bede himself idea have been the main major. There are thousands of books and articles approximately Bede, yet there isn't any different accomplished spouse to his textual content that may be learn in tandem with Bede himself, illuminating his personal meanings and goal.

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Ehr. Reit, 1803 Die Geschichte der psychiatrischen Institutionen ist eben erst im Entstehen. Jetter spricht die Vermutung aus, daß Versuche einer zusammenfassenden Darstellung "bei den ungewöhnlichen heuristischen Schwierigkeiten" kaum realisierbar seien 2. Wo kurz gefaßte überblicke über die Geschichte der psychiatrischen Anstalten "von den Anfängen ... " gegeben werden, sind gewöhnlich mit mehr oder weniger Glück einzelne Daten zusammengetragen und durch standpunkt- und gegenwartbedingte Vorstellungen miteinander verknüpft.

Im Englischen wird aus dem "regimen" das "management", vor allem bei Williarn Battie (1704-1776). Weiter entwickelt sich daraus in der Psychiatrie das "moral management" und - vor allem bei Pinel - der "traitement moral". Ist nach 1800 bei deutschen Psychiatern davon die Rede, daß eine "Beherrschung" des Kranken zur Behandlung gehöre, so meint dies zwar zumeist ein mehr oder minder autoritäres Prinzip, aber das alte diätetische Prinzip der Hinführung zu einer geregelten Lebensordnung klingt fast immer nom mit an.

In der hippokratischen Schrift "Ober die Lebensordnung" heißt es: "Der Brauch und die Natur, womit wir alles vollbringen, 29 Die Mutter des Markgrafen war schon seit Jahren chronisch geisteskrank. Gelegentlich kann man beobachten, wie eine Regierung oder Behörde sich mit auffallender Bereitwilligkeit in den Reformen der Psychiatrie engagiert. Bei näherem Zusehen findet man nicht selten, daß eine der verantwortlichen Persönlichkeiten - selbst oder in der Familie - von einer Geisteskrankheit betroffen ist.

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