Tractatus Theologico-Politicus

  title={Tractatus Theologico-Politicus},
  author={Benedictus de Spinoza}
He was widely condemned in his own lifetime as an atheist, a label that continued to adhere to him long after his death. In other circles he became known as the “God infatuated man”. Many looked upon him as a perverse individual, a corrupter of social morals. Others viewed him as the very model of the saintly philosopher. He was the mutual enemy of Church and Synagogue. He was the hero of those seeking to free themselves from the shackles of the clerical establishment and from adherence to… CONTINUE READING