Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Blaise Pascal

Date: 1670

Original Language: French


The Pensées (a title never coined by Pascal) were first published posthumously in 1670 in a truncated edition, known as the Édition de Port-Royal. They contain, broadly speaking, a certain number of passages of varying lengths and in various stages of preparation (usually referred to as ‘fragments’), provisionally assembled under a series of headings, and constituting the draft fo…

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Parish, Richard, “ Pensées”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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