Volume eight of Ingersoll’s collected works holds forth on religion, politics, and culture in this book of interviews. In Q&A format, Ingersoll answers all the questions readers would ever want to ask of him. Interviews take the titles “The Bible and a Future Life,” “Politics and [General] Grant,” “The Civil Rights Bill,” “Prohibition,” “Trial of the Chicago Anarchists,” “Working Girls,” “Inebriety,” among others.
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About 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.