Some articles on religious fervor, religious:
... The 17th century was dominated by a profound moral and religious fervor unleashed by the Counter-Reformation ... New religious organisations swept the country (see, for example, the work of Saint Vincent de Paul and Saint Francis de Sales) ... (1610–1703)), inspired by Epicurus and the publication of Petronius, professed doubts of religious or moral matters during a period of increasingly reactionary religious fervor ...
Famous quotes containing the words fervor and/or religious:
“It is a most curious experience for a man of seventy-two to be confronted with the greenhorn enthusiasms of his youth. Young people think they are so smart. Alas the doctrines they spout with such fervor turn out to be mostly parroted from their elders.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)
“I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.”
—Thomas Paine (17371809)