In the poem, "Intimate Alliance Between Religion and Good Education," Jose Rizal expressed his opinion that good education naturally goes along well with religion. Rizal was a Filipino poet, novelist, doctor, nationalist who lived from 1861 to 1896. He is the national hero of the Republic of the Philippines who was instrumental in the Philippine Revolution against the Spanish occupation.
Regarded as one of the greatest Filipino heroes during the Spanish occupation of the islands, Rizal used his poetry and novels to stir up the revolutionary sentiments against the Spaniards. He started writing at a very young age. His poem, "Intimate Alliance Between Religion and Good Education" was written when he was only 15-years-old and was studying at the Ateneo De Manila University.