Tag Archive: Edict of Nantes

Nov 29

November 29: Religious Toleration

Louis XVI

“On no account should the church allow infidels to have power over the faithful or to be set above them in any way. … The church is above the state … kings must be subject to priests.” (Thomas Aquinas)

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Nov 18

November 18: Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle

Bayle was too prudent to criticise God and immortality directly, but it is generally assumed that only an Atheist could write with such tolerant words for religious diversity.

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