Unformatted text preview: actually helping them advance in their pursuits. “It has been realized that zeal for the advancement of a religion is different from the attachment that one should have for it, and that in order to love and conform to one’s religion it is not necessary to hate and persecute those who do not conform to it.” (125). Christianity seems to have advanced and realized that not every had the same beliefs as them and that it’s okay that there are people who disagree, it won’t hurt them. I liked how Montesquieu used a format of letters to portray his message across to his readers. It was a different, unique way to write something, something that isn’t seen with earlier Enlightenment authors that we’ve studied. Overall, this was a good read....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CONWEST 101 taught by Professor Arcilla during the Fall '08 term at NYU.
- Fall '08