A French Writer’s Defense Of Religion As A Social Good

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Before and during the French Revolution, the intellectual mood of Europe had favored the elevation of “reason” over faith and tradition.  Philosophers, scientists, and intellectuals in the salons were united in condemning what they saw as the excesses of Church power, along with its supposed promotion of obscurantist doctrines that prevented the “natural development” of the human condition.

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