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to enable (one) to understand, especially in a spiritual sense

to impart information to

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make understand

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During about half of a century, the social role of Estonian journalists changed from enlighteners and educators to the one of a popular leader.
Maimonides was a major inspiration for Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-Politicus, and Jewish Enlighteners like Moses Mendelssohn regarded the works of Maimonides as a driving force in the project of haskala, i.
That France, once the game's great enlighteners, should come to this
The Enlighteners inveighed against the entire English poor law apparatus on the grounds that it immobilized the free circulation of labor.
Jacob mentions the Whiggish doctrines of Montesquieu but say nothing about the aristocratic and middle-class enlighteners in the three Parisian local lodges during the 1730s.
Hundreds of Bulgarian college teachers and students in the capital Sofia and the city of Plovdiv, who are asking the resignation of the Socialist-led government, staged a march under the slogan "Wake Up" on the occasion of Enlighteners Day.
During his tenure he faced, among other challenges, the increasing threat of anticlericalism, the attacks of radical Enlighteners on the Church, and the possibility that his monastery would be dissolved.
Thus religious enlighteners, for example, often championed the concept of "reasonable belief," a balance between reason and revelation linked to the idea of natural religion, and also advocated liberty of conscience and toleration grounded in natural law.
com/articles/155115/Bulgaria+Pays+Tribute+to+Its+Enlighteners" target="_blank">On Friday, November 1, the country marks National Enlighteners Day.
At long last we have a monograph on the theological work of one of Germany's most important Enlighteners, Hermann Samuel Reimarus (1694-1768).
Day of the National Enlighteners (a Bulgarian term used to describe those who fought to bring a national spirit to Bulgarian culture, religion and statehood in mid-19th century).
Ward demonstrate, Jansenists allied with regalists and enlighteners to implement political and educational reforms that were often anti-papal and anti-Jesuitical in nature.
com/articles/155105/Protesting+Bulgarian+%3Cb%3EStudents%3C/b%3E%2C+%3Cb%3ETeachers%3C/b%3E+to+Stage+%27Enlighteners%27+%3Cb%3EMarch%3C/b%3E" target="_blank">Protesting Bulgarian college teachers and students, who are asking the resignation of the Socialist-led government, also announced they are organizing a mass march under the slogan "Wake Up" on the occasion of Enlighteners Day.
1); Timothy Walker points out how medical Enlighteners in Portugal worked with the Inquisition to drive magical healers and independent midwives out of business (chap.
35) Thus, between 1700 and 1933 Germany had been engaged in an ongoing conversation on the Jewish Question: "The Enlighteners wanted to `improve the Jews' so that they could become good citizens, the romantic nationalists wanted them to convert to the values of the German Volk, to its Volksgeist; the liberal assimilationists counseled intermarriage and pledging higher allegiance to universal human values than to Judaic religion, family or ethnic community; and volkisch nationalists of the late nineteenth century wanted to drive them back into their ghettos, strip them of their civil rights, or even exterminate them.