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How G.E. Lessing gave birth to Nathan

Posted Today at 10:26 AM by Elise Sultanov
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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781) was an enlightener in his purest form. Growing up with "the pastor in his father" and furthermore, after finishing his studies in Theology, he still wasn't a great believer about the Lutheran Orthodoxy his father held to in a scholastic way. Lessing was certain and said once in no uncertain manner: "A man need to do and need not to subtilize."
As a 20-year-old he wrote his first comedy, named "The Jews". At least since then,...
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