What's God Got to Do with It?: Robert Ingersoll

Tim Page talked about he book he edited What’s God Got to Do with It?: Robert Ingersoll on Free Thought, Honest Talk and the Separation of Church and State,… read more

Tim Page talked about he book he edited What’s God Got to Do with It?: Robert Ingersoll on Free Thought, Honest Talk and the Separation of Church and State, published by Steerforth Press. The book is a collection of letters, newspaper interviews, and other works by 19th-century self-proclaimed agnostic Robert Ingersoll. Mr. Page described Roger Ingersoll as a freethinker who supported the separation of church and state as well as the rights of both women and blacks. Mr. Page further explained that Mr. Ingersoll’s arguments on “freethought” centered on the fact that he believed the Founding Fathers agreed that religion should be kept outside government. Following his reading of some of his subject’s works, Mr. Page responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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What's God Got to Do with It?: Robert Ingersoll

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 14, 2005 | 6:32am EST | C-SPAN 2

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