The Great Agnostic

Written By Susan Jacoby
The Great Agnostic
  • Publsiher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 February 2014
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
  • Pages : 246 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 5 reviews
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The Great Agnostic

The Great Agnostic
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-02-01
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : A biography that restores America's foremost 19th-century champion of reason and secularism to the still contested 21st-century public square....

Sixty five Press Interviews with Robert G Ingersoll

Sixty five Press Interviews with Robert G  Ingersoll
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Download or read online Sixty five Press Interviews with Robert G Ingersoll written by , published by which was released on 1983. Get Sixty five Press Interviews with Robert G Ingersoll Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Why I Am an Agnostic

Why I Am an Agnostic
  • Author : Robert Green Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-04-29
  • Total pages : 36
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Robert Green "Bob" Ingersoll (August 11, 1833 - July 21, 1899) was an American lawyer, a Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator of the United States during the Golden Age of Free Thought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed "The Great Agnostic"....

Some Mistakes of Moses

Some Mistakes of Moses
  • Author : Robert Green Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-99), the "Great Agnostic," was the greatest freethought orator in the history of the United States. No public speaker before or since has enjoyed the reputation accorded him. After the Civil War, Ingersoll embarked upon a career as a lecturer, touring the United States to make his ...

Freethinkers

Freethinkers
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release Date : 2005-01-07
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : An authoritative history of the vital role of secularist thinkers and activists in the United States, from a writer of "fierce intelligence and nimble, unfettered imagination" (The New York Times) At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before, Freethinkers offers a powerful ...

The Great Agnostic

The Great Agnostic
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : “Jacoby writes with wit and vigor, affectionately resurrecting a man whose life and work are due for reconsideration” (The Boston Globe). During the Gilded Age, which saw the dawn of America’s enduring culture wars, Robert Green Ingersoll was known as “the Great Agnostic.” The nation’s most famous orator, ...

Why I Am an Agnostic

Why I Am an Agnostic
  • Author : Robert Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08
  • Total pages : 68
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : "For while I am opposed to all orthodox creeds, I have a creed myself, and my creed is this:Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.This creed ...

The Best of Robert Ingersoll

The Best of Robert Ingersoll
  • Author : Robert Green Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total pages : 175
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Robert Ingersoll was America's finest orator and foremost leader of freethinkers. Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, Eugene V. Debs, and Elizabeth Cady used to gather to hear the speeches of "the great agnostic." Roger E. Greeley has selected the best from speeches and essays of this iconoclastic orator who labored to ...

Royal Bob

Royal Bob
  • Author : Dr. C. H. Cramer
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-27
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : A scholarly biography of the great agnostic and freethought pioneer Robert Ingersoll. “ARDENT FRIENDS compared [Robert Green Ingersoll] to Shakespeare and Lincoln. Bitter enemies wanted to transport him to the South Seas. Walt Whitman thought he was sent by heaven to save the race from itself. Worried opponents said the ...

Why I Am an Agnostic

Why I Am an Agnostic
  • Author : Robert G. Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-04-24
  • Total pages : 36
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Robert Green "Bob" Ingersoll (August 11, 1833 - July 21, 1899) was an American lawyer, a Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator of the United States during the Golden Age of Free Thought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed "The Great Agnostic"....

The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2008-02-12
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces—usually treated as separate entities—that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism. These include the upsurge of religious fundamentalism, with more political power today than ever before; the failure ...

Half Jew

Half Jew
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Since childhood, Susan Jacoby, the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason, was sure that her father was keeping a secret. At age twenty, just before beginning her writing career as a reporter for the Washington Post, she learned the truth: Robert Jacoby, a Catholic convert ...

Strange Gods

Strange Gods
  • Author : Susan Jacoby
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : In a groundbreaking historical work that addresses religious conversion in the West from an uncompromisingly secular perspective, Susan Jacoby challenges the conventional narrative of conversion as a purely spiritual journey. From the transformation on the road to Damascus of the Jew Saul into the Christian evangelist Paul to a twenty-first-century “...

Colonel Bob Ingersoll

Colonel Bob Ingersoll
  • Author : Cameron Rogers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1927
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : "Robert Green 'Bob' Ingersoll (August 11, 1833-July 21, 1899) was an American lawyer, a Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator ... during the Golden Age of Free Thought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was [among other epithets like Colonel Bob] nicknamed 'The Great Agnostic'"--Wikipedia ("...

The Works of Robert G Ingersoll Volume II

The Works of Robert G  Ingersoll Volume II
  • Author : Robert Ingersoll
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-07-13
  • Total pages : 172
  • ISBN : 9780300205787
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Summary : Volume 2 of 12, this book contains 4 main lectures: Some Mistakes Of Moses, Some Reasons Why, Orthodoxy, and Myth And Miracle. Each lecture has individual subjects within it.As outspoken in his day as Richard Dawkins or Christopher Hitchens are today, ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL (1833-1899) was a notorious radical whose uncompromising views ...