This article identifies the patterns that help define what forms 'profane' learning. It discusses some individual preachers and their classical intellect, and how they exploited profane learning in a variety of different contexts in their sermons. The article also considers the actual impact of profane learning on preaching and the different degrees of profanity.
|Title of host publication||The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|State||Published - 18 Sep 2012|
- Classical intellect
- Degrees of profanity
- Profane learning