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Paine, Thomas - The Age of Reason

Paine, Thomas - The Age of Reason

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The Age Of Reason
Thomas Paine
Table of Contents
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The Age Of Reasoni
The Age Of Reason
Thomas Paine
Editor's Introduction
Part I
Chapter II − Of Missions And Revelations
Chapter III − Concerning The Character of Jesus Christ, And His History
Chapter IV − Of The Bases Of Christianity
Chapter VI − Of The True Theology
Chapter VIII −Of The New Testament
Chapter XI − Of The Theology Of The Christians; And The True Theology
Chapter XIV − System Of The Universe
Chapter XV − Advantages Of The Existence Of Many Worlds In Each Solar System
Chapter XVI − Applications Of The Preceding To The System Of The Christians
Chapter XVII −Of TheMeans Employed In All Time, And Almost Universally, To Deceive The Peoples
Part II
Chapter I − The Old Testament
Chapter II − The New Testament
Chapter III − ConclusionThis page copyright © 2000 Blackmask Online.http://www.blackmask.com
Editor's Introduction
IN the opening year, 1793, when revolutionary France had beheaded its king, the wrath turned next upon theKing of kings, by whose grace every tyrant claimed to reign. But eventualities had brought among them agreat English and American heart −− Thomas Paine. He had pleaded for Louis Caper −− "Kill the king butspare the man." Now he pleaded, −− "Disbelieve in the King of kings, but do not confuse with that idol theFather of Mankind!"In Paine's Preface to the Second Part of "The Age of Reason" he describes himself as writing the First Partnear the close of the year 1793. "I had not finished it more than six hours, in the state it has since appeared,before a guard came about three in the morning, with an order signed by the two Committees of Public Safetyand Surety General, for putting me in arrestation." This was on the morning of December 28. But it isnecessary to weigh the words just quoted −− "in the state it has since appeared." For on August 5, 1794,Francois Lanthenas, in an appeal for Paine's liberation, wrote as follows: "I deliver to Merlin de Thionville a
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