The Cult of the Supreme Being: A New Religion in Revolutionary France

The French Revolution left fertile ground for a new approach to religion.

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  • 'The Festival of the Supreme Being', Pierre-Antoine Demachy.Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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  • Portrait of Maximilien Robespierre, Pierre Roch Vigneron. 

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  • Print from 1794, reading: "The French people recognize the Supreme Being and the immortality of the soul." 

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