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The age of reason

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, ©2006.
Series: Barnes & Noble Library of essential reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2006 edView all editions and formats
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Thomas Paine's primary object in writing "The Age of Reason" was to call into question the conventional understanding of religion and to undermine the power of the Christian church. As provocative and controversial today as when Paine first wrote it, this incendiary work suggests what is necessary to transform religion into a social force that has its foundation in reason. --Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Paine
ISBN: 9780760778951 0760778957
OCLC Number: 320622318
Description: xxv, 230 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble Library of essential reading.
Responsibility: by Thomas Paine ; introduction by Joseph Carrig.

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Thomas Paine's primary object in writing "The Age of Reason" was to call into question the conventional understanding of religion and to undermine the power of the Christian church. As provocative and controversial today as when Paine first wrote it, this incendiary work suggests what is necessary to transform religion into a social force that has its foundation in reason. --Amazon.com.

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