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  • FRANCK, or Frank [latinized [[Francus], Sebastian]] (c. 1 499 - c. 1 543), German freethinker, was born about 1499 at Donauworth, whence he constantly styled himself Franck von Word.
  • 739, when the editor, publisher and printer of the Freethinker were sentenced to imprisonment; but police court proceedings were taken as late as 1908 against an obscure Hyde Park orator who had become a public nuisance.
  • " Freethinker " and " rationalist " have been terms of opprobrium whether used by Protestants or Catholics.
  • Julie, ou La Nouvelle Heloise, is a novel written in letters describing the loves of a man of low position and a girl of rank, her subsequent marriage to a respectable freethinker of her own station, the mental agonies of her lover, and the partial appeasing of the distresses of the lovers by the influence of noble sentiment and the good offices of a philanthropic Englishman.
  • In addition to the difficulties presented by the Bible as an historical record, and the literary problems which textual and other critics have investigated, the modern freethinker denies that the Christianity of the New Testament or its interpretation by modern theologians affords a coherent theory of human life and duty.

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