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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 ones 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 its okay that there are people who disagree, it wont 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 isnt seen with earlier Enlightenment authors that weve studied. Overall, this was a good read....
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- Fall '08