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A history of freethought in the nineteenth century.

John Mackinnon Robertson

A history of freethought in the nineteenth century.

by John Mackinnon Robertson

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Published by Dawsons .
Written in English


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First published 1929.

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Pagination2 vols
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Open LibraryOL13695565M

  The season opens tonight with author Christopher Cameron educating us on “Black Freethought from Slavery to Civil Rights” and sharing his current book Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism (copies available for purchase and signing). His talk will explore the religious skepticism abundant in African-American. A central argument of my book is that many nineteenth-century western Americans who cross-dressed did so to express their transgender identity. Transgender is a term coined only during the last quarter of the twentieth century. It refers to people who identify with the gender (female or male) “opposite” of what society would typically.

Black Freethinkers argues that, contrary to historical and popular depictions of African Americans as naturally religious, freethought has been central to Black political and intellectual life from the nineteenth century to the present. Freethought encompasses many different schools of thought, including atheism, agnosticism, and nontraditional orientations such as deism and paganism.   This piece is based on the author’s research on nineteenth century Black politics. He draws on a range of secondary sources (click the links to access them) and primary sources, including material available on the Colored Conventions Projects website, founded and hosted by the University of Delaware.; For more on the antebellum convention movement, see Patrick .

The Project Gutenberg EBook of A Short History of Freethought Ancient and Modern, Volume 1 of 2, by John M. Robertson This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. The chapter on the nineteenth century, though much expanded, like. Offering an important geographical perspective to the study of freethought, atheism, secularity and non-religion, this wide-ranging book will be of significant interest to scholars of twentieth-century social and intellectual history, sociology of religion and non-religion, cultural and religious studies, philosophy and theology.


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A History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century by. J.M. Robertson. crap, looks like this list got spammed with Nazi material. I removed the books, which had nothing to do with atheism or freethought history.

Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). OCLC Number: Notes: "The present volume is a new work--a rewriting, with manifold expansion, of the short section on the Nineteenth Century at the close of 'A short history of freethought' (3rd ed., 2 vols., )"--Preface.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robertson, J.M. (John Mackinnon), History of freethought in the nineteenth century.

New York, G.P. Putnam's. History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century Part 2 (v. 2) [Robertson, J. M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of Freethought in the Format: Paperback. The History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century V1 [Robertson, J. M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Author: J. Robertson. Freethought in the United States declined in the early twentieth century. By the early twentieth century, most Freethought congregations had disbanded or joined other mainstream churches. The longest continuously operating Freethought congregation in America is the Free Congregation of Sauk County, Wisconsin, which was founded in and is.

But even with this, nineteenth century freethought wasn’t limited to just two options: to debunk and to be free. It’s primary efforts, in fact, were directed toward social change. Many of the freethought organizations were heavily involved in the labor movement and fought for social reforms like birth control and women’s rights.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t9b61pn8g Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. The Golden Age of Freethought is the mid 19th-century period in United States history which saw the development of the socio-political movement promoting period roughly from to is referred to as "the high-water mark of freethought as an influential movement in American society".

It began around and lasted at least through the end of the century. A History Of Freethought In The Nineteenth Century Vol I Item Preview remove-circle A History Of Freethought In The Nineteenth Century Vol I ark://t4km4p Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.

plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to. The literature of freethought is enormous, running into thousands of books and countless pamphlets and periodicals. It is obviously futile, therefore, to attempt anything near a comprehensive bibliography in one essay.

I have focused on eighteenth and nineteenth century freethought, primarily in England, with a final note on “Jesus. The German-American community in Indianapolis, largely a product of mid-nineteenth century immigration, had a strong heritage of freethought (open evaluation of religion based on the use of reason).

In particular, Clemens Vonnegut, the patriach of the Vonnegut family and lifelong freethinker, openly displayed his religious dissent through. Freethought Children's Literature and the Construction of Religious Identity in Late-Nineteenth-Century America Joanne Ellen Passet Book History, Volume 8,pp.

(Article) Published by Johns Hopkins University Press DOI: For additional information about this article Access provided at 3 Apr GMT from Scholarly Communication.

Black Freethinkers argues that, contrary to historical and popular depictions of African Americans as naturally religious, freethought has been central to black political and intellectual life from the nineteenth century to the present. Freethought encompasses many different schools of thought, including atheism, agnosticism, and nontraditional orientations such as deism and : Christopher Cameron.

The revitalization of American secularism in the twenty-first century depends upon its ability to convey the passions of humanism as Ingersoll did in the nineteenth, to move hearts as well as to change minds." Free Inquiry magazine touted Freethinkers as "the freethought book of the year.

Make that the decade. OK, the century.". A History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century. 2 vols. London: Watts & Co., Royle, Edward. Victorian Infidels: The Origins of the British Secularist Movement, Freethought is an oxymoron.

Far from being free it is reactionary. Nineteenth century freethought was the continuation of the attempt to overthrow the orthodox culture of ruling elites in the eighteenth century.

That culture was based on the exercise of power using Christian symbols but lacking Christian practice.3/5(1). Although modern freethought organizations typically slant to the political left, this trend, generally speaking, did not begin until the late nineteenth century.

Before then freethinkers were closely affiliated with libertarian ideas and causes, and this is the tradition that I. Freethought in the nineteenth century became divided between popular working class secularism and the more intellectual middle class development of rationalism.

Richard Carlile printed copies of The Age of Reason and was imprisoned for doing so. The struggle for a free press was an important part of early 19th century freethought.

Freethought children's literature and the construction of religious identify in late-nineteenth-century America. Book History, 8, Piper, Andrew (). (Nineteenth-century practice was to use the singular, woman or woman's, when referring to women as a class; later practice was to use the plural, women or women's.) Freethinkers of this period had other associations that many today would find surprising.

There was considerable overlap between the freethought and Spiritualist movements.Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, by Susan Jacoby (New York: Metropolitan Books,ISBN ) pp. Cloth $ Susan Jacoby’s Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism is the freethought book of the year.

Make that the decade. OK, the century. The twenty-first c.Ernestine Rose: Nineteenth-Century Freethought Firebrand Wayne L. Trotta. moving the orator to craft her legacy as that of a speaker too gifted to ever rely on what might be regarded as the nineteenth-century equivalent of the teleprompter.

this is a more than serviceable telling of the life of a true champion in the history of.