Carlyle's Political Religion

  title={Carlyle's Political Religion},
  author={Richard J. Bishirjian},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={95 - 113}
T HE RELIGIOUS CHARACTER of contemporary mass and intellectual movements has been the subject of several important social and political studies. The Pursuit of the Millennium (1957) by Norman Cohn is an analysis of Medieval European religious movements and the similarity of these movements to the modern political phenomena of German National Socialism and Communism. These contemporary political ideologies, Cohn shows, are similar in structure and in some instances take inspiration from what we… 
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Of related interest is the author's essay
  • The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness
  • 1934
For a fuller investigation see the author's Ph.D. Dissertation, Carlyle's Political Religion and Nineteenth Century Gnosticism
  • The New Science of Politics: An Introduction
  • 1951
, Gnosis und sputantiker Geist ( Gottingen : Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht , 1934 ) . Of related interest is the author ' s essay , " Thomas Hill Green ' s Political Philosophy
  • The Divided Self : An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness
  • 1947