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The age of reason [electronic resource] / Thomas Paine.

Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 (Author). Field, Robin. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781596449534 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1596449535 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Santa Barbara, CA] : Mission Audio, 2010.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 08:30:43.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Robin Field.
Summary, etc.: Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology, published in three parts from 1794, was a bestseller in America, where it caused a short-lived deistic revival. Promoting a creator-God while advocating reason in the place of revelation, Paine's controversial pamphlet caused his native British audience, fearing the results of the French Revolution, to receive it with more hostility than their American counterparts. This passionate and engaging recording of Paine's classic is as certain to provoke modern readers to thought as it did with his original audience.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 122338 KB; MP3 file size: 239999 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Reason > Early works to 1800.
Rationalism > Early works to 1800.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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