Insightful and very entertaining book on an important subject.
With 1,500 Christian faiths in the U.S. alone and 38,000 worldwide, and so many different religions, how can we say ANY of them are the true word of God.
The Age of Reason is Mr. Paine's criticism of the Bible and his vindication of Deism.
Paine does a good job of dissecting Christianity and putting it in perspective. Coming from a catholic upbringing I found this to be an influential book in reforming my opinions to... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Jim
This book changed my life! It showed me that religion is nothing more than a man-made fabrication. Paine apparently thought of himself as a deist, but I suspect that was just a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ed A.
Given the age of the ideas, Mr. Paine's proposals are surprisingly modern and topical. A must have primer for any introduction to Deism.Published 5 months ago by William Sanders
Thomas Paine (1737-1737) was, of course, an English-American author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Steven H Propp
One of the most insightful books written as a result of the eighteenth century enlightenment. It was a strong influence on the American revolution and a contributing factor for... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Terrell G. Bennett