Questions tagged [doctor-faustus]

Questions about Christopher Marlowe's play 'Doctor Faustus', published posthumously in 1604 (the A text) and again in 1616 (the B text). Use this tag for either version of Marlowe's play and add the tag [christopher-marlowe]. Do not use this tag for Goethe's 'Faust, Part One' and 'Faust, Part Two'.

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Why is Christopher Marlowe considered an atheist?

My question is, that how could it be possible for Marlowe to deny the existence of God while at the same time, produce such a masterpiece like Dr. Faustus whose topics are God, Lucifer, angels, virtue ...