Voltaire Treatise on Tolerance

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Voltaire  Treatise on Tolerance

New English translation of several of the most important and characteristic texts of the Enlightenment.

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Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France: Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: John McManners
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-08-27 - Publisher: Clarendon Press

This second volume begins with a Section on the religion of the people. The clergy offered the liturgical services, sermons, evangelistic missions, and the offices sanctifying birth, marriage, and death; distinctions are made between what they intended and how their ministrations were popularly interpreted and incorporated into the social order.
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Pages: 160
Authors: Voltaire
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-11-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

New English translation of several of the most important and characteristic texts of the Enlightenment.
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Pages: 336
Authors: Geoffrey Adams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

The decision of Louis XIV to revoke the Edict of Nantes and thus liquidate French Calvinism was well received in the intellectual community which was deeply prejudiced against the Huguenots. This antipathy would gradually disappear. After the death of the Sun King, a more sympathetic view of the Protestant minority
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Pages: 308
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Ecrasez l’infâme! Voltaire’s rallying cry against fanaticism resonates with new force today. Nothing suggests the complex legacy of the Enlightenment more than the struggle of superstition, prejudice, and intolerance advocated by most of the Enlightenment philosophers, regardless of their ideological differences. The aim of this book is to undertake a
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Pages: 189
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