Logic prevails in Paine's "The Age of Reason," a largely forgotten and probably little read book today. Although on occasion his reasoning is somewhat difficult to follow for the non-thinking or biased Christian, it generally reads surprisingly clear and direct. Writing in the late Eighteenth Century, he attacks many of the myths and traditions still held by the Church today. The reasoning expressed by Paine resonates with my own, developed through reading and reflection. His rationale give credence to the saying, "The Church is not the answer; it's the problem."