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Best Of Robert Ingersoll, The - Roger E. Greeley

Best Of Robert Ingersoll, The

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Published: 1st February 1988
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Robert Ingersoll was America's finest orator and foremost leader of freethinkers. Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, Eugene V. Debs, and Elizabeth Cady used to gather to hear the speeches of "the great agnostic."

Roger E. Greeley has selected the best from speeches and essays of this iconoclastic orator who labored to destroy the superstition and hypocrisy of fundamentalism in America and who answered the Moral Majority in the last century.

One hundred years after he advanced into the national spotlight, Ingersoll's commentaries still retain their fresh, penetrating, and witty character. His pleas for civil rights, the rights of women and children, responsible and responsive government, and individual freedom of conscience and religious belief have placed him in the vanguard of enlightened thinkers.

Today the legacy of Robert Ingersoll, prophet and pioneer, merits the attention of anyone who espouses humane, liberal, rational, or agnostic opinions.

ISBN: 9780879752095
ISBN-10: 0879752092
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st February 1988
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1