It is important to draw attention to the need for ‘the removal of religious prejudice’ from the economic literature associated with classical liberalism. It makes sense historically to regard Christianity as the most favorable to classical liberalism. Of course it is true that its roots are there but it is not true that the essence of classical liberalism did not originate within the other Faiths. Circumstances were favorable (feudalism) during the evolution of Christianity such that it enabled classical liberalism to significantly influence the shape of civilization, the Western civilization. The classical liberalism seed in the other Faiths was prevented from growing to such a glorious extent but that does not mean that it was not planted or that it did not germinate.
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