Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 17:38:03 +0200
- Crosswalk - Al Mohler's Weblog
The Heretic, the Bible, and the Birth of the Modern World
- In a very real sense, the modern world began 350 summers ago when a young man was excommunicated by the Jewish community in Amsterdam. The excommunication of Baruch (later changed to Benedict) Spinoza is one of the hallmark events in the development of the modern mind and modern secularism.