The Age of Reason

Narrated by: Jeff Moon
Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Classics, Nonfiction
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The Age of Reason is a work by English and American activist Thomas Paine, arguing for the philosophical position of Deism. It follows in the tradition of 18th-century British Deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible.

Public Domain (P)2018 Bassett Publishing

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One of the best in depth looks at contradictions in the Old and New Testament from deist Thomas Paine.
I received a free audiobook copy for my review

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excellent treatise on deism and reason at the enli

libertarians and objectivists will really dig this view on reason. this is where the modern era began and rhe dark ages ended! Paine is one of the best philosophers of all time!

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Ahead of his time. Ahead of ours.

Although he was a product of his era (the gaps for a "god of the gaps" were still huge), Paine was far ahead of his time. Had this book not been banned or had been easier to access at his time, we might not have to deal with religious fundamentalists in ours.

His critique of Christianity is damning to anyone not willfully ignorant and obstinate.

If you're a Christian that can't understand why anyone thinks the Bible is absurd, you simply need to acquaint yourself with Thomas Paine.

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