The Age of Reason (1794)

The Age of Reason (1794)

By: Thomas Paine (author), Kerry Walters (editor)Paperback

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The Age of Reason is one of the most influential defences of Deism (the idea that God can be known without organized religion) ever written. This edition presents Part 1, Paine's controversial philosophical argument against revealed religion, with representative excerpts of his biblical analysis from Parts 2 and 3.Appendices include numerous selections from Paine's other religious writing, his Deist influences, and his contemporary opposition.

About Author

Kerry Walters is Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College. He has published numerous books on Christianity, and particularly on religion in early America.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781554810451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 275
  • ID: 9781554810451
  • ISBN10: 1554810450

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