The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 5 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Discussions

The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 5 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Discussions

by Robert G. Ingersoll
     
 

In the1880s, Ingersoll, the arch-agnostic and skeptic, carried on a theological feud—fought from the pulpit and lectern—with Presbyterian reformer Thomas De Witt Talmage. Volume five of Ingersoll’s collected works includes “Six Interviews on Talmage,” “The Talmagian Catechism,” and “A Vindication of Thomas Paine.&

Overview


In the1880s, Ingersoll, the arch-agnostic and skeptic, carried on a theological feud—fought from the pulpit and lectern—with Presbyterian reformer Thomas De Witt Talmage. Volume five of Ingersoll’s collected works includes “Six Interviews on Talmage,” “The Talmagian Catechism,” and “A Vindication of Thomas Paine.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411461529
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
534
File size:
375 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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