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The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 3 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Lectures
     

The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 3 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Lectures

by Robert G. Ingersoll
 

In this third of twelve volumes, the great nineteenth-century pundit and agnostic considers some influential careers in history and the arts, but touches on religion as well. Lectures includes “Shakespeare,” calling him the Great Genius of our World; “Robert Burns,” the story of his life as well as why Burns’s poetry is loved;

Overview


In this third of twelve volumes, the great nineteenth-century pundit and agnostic considers some influential careers in history and the arts, but touches on religion as well. Lectures includes “Shakespeare,” calling him the Great Genius of our World; “Robert Burns,” the story of his life as well as why Burns’s poetry is loved; “Abraham Lincoln;” “Voltaire;” “Liberty in Literature;” “The Great Infidels;” “Which Way?”; and “About the Holy Bible.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411461505
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
532
File size:
431 KB

Meet the Author


Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899), the son of a radical Presbyterian preacher, was born in New York City. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he raised a regiment that fought in the Battle of Shiloh. An active Republican, Ingersoll was Attorney General of Illinois. Known as a champion of freethinking and agnosticism, he became one of the most popular orators of his time.

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