"I very rarely read nonfiction, so it takes a very good nonfiction book to hold my attention. I can't praise this book enough." - Pajiba.com's "Cannonball Read IV""Its real value is...in reminding us that freethinking isn't a recent invention but a longstanding and proud part of the American story. In that respect, it's another part of our answer to history-blind apologists who are nostalgic for a past golden age of universal Christianity that never actually existed." - Daylight Atheism
From the Inside Flap
"By his own closest colleagues' admission, the preacher-turned-infidel Charles Chilton Moore could be, and often was, one rough old Kentucky cob. Certainly he was to newsprint what his friend Watson Heston was to art. Even so, with his Blue Grass Blade
newspaper, Moore provided an important, even vital, tool of free speech and the exchange of ideas for a free-thinking and independent minority largely disenfranchised by nineteenth-century American society. Thomas Lawson's Letters from an Atheist Nation
aptly demonstrates Moore's significance as a pioneer American atheist leader, and the testimonials of his subscribers contained herein are no less vital, or cogent, than they were when they were first printed more than a century ago."
JOHN SPARKS, author of Kentucky's Most Hated Man: Charles Chilton Moore & The Bluegrass Blade