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And this teaching must be presented not only to those who assemble with the saints for worship, but also to the non-Christian community. The great weapon in this revolt against God was the human intellect, the faculty of Reason, that laid quiescent until Lucifer the Fallen Angel approached man and coaxed it into life. Pioneers of Renaissance Humanism were inspired by the discovery and spread of important classical texts from ancient Greece and Rome which offered a different vision of life and humanity than what had been common during previous centuries of Christian domination.

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Publisher: Inner Traditions (June 18, 2016)

ISBN: 1620554941

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