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Author Jacoby, Susan, 1945-

Title Freethinkers : a history of American secularism / Susan Jacoby.

Imprint New York : Metropolitan/Owl, 2005, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  211.409 J159f 2005    ---  Available
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  211.409 J159f 2005 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st Owl Books ed.
Description 417 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-397) and index.
Contents Revolutionary secularism -- The age of reason and unreason -- Lost connections : anticlericalism, abolitionism, and feminism -- The belief and unbelief of Abraham Lincoln -- Evolution and its discontents -- The great agnostic and the golden age of freethought -- Dawn of the culture wars -- Unholy trinity : Atheists, Reds, Darwinists -- Onward, Christian soldiers -- The best years of our lives -- Culture wars redux -- Reason embattled.
Subject Secularism -- United States -- History.
Freethinkers -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0805077766

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