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The great agnostic : Robert Ingersoll and American freethought / Susan Jacoby.

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  • ISBN: 9780300137255 (clothbound : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0300137257 (clothbound : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 246 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The making of an iconoclast -- The political insider and the religious outsider -- Champion of science -- The humanistic freethinker -- Church and state -- Reason and passion -- Death and afterlife.
Summary, etc.: During the Gilded Age, Ingersoll raised his voice on behalf of Enlightenment reason, secularism, and the separation of church and state with a vigor unmatched since America's revolutionary generation. Jacoby restores Ingersoll to his rightful place in an American intellectual tradition, as public figure who devoted his life to liberty of conscience belonging to the religious and nonreligious alike.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Memorial Hall Library Biography INGERSOLL, RO. (Text) Biography Available -
Chelmsford Main Library 211.7/Jaco (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library B INGERSOLL (Text) Biography Available -
Ipswich Public Library 921 Ingersoll, Robert Green (Text) Biography Available -
Newburyport Public Library BIOGRAPHY Ingersoll R (Text) Biography Available -
Pollard Memorial Library B Ingersoll, R. (Text) Biography Available -
Rockport Public Library B / INGERSOL (Text) Stacks Available -
Subject: Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899.
Freethinkers > United States > Biography.
Freethinkers > United States > History.
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