Great Lectures on DVD - "American Freethought - Part 2"

The Abolition Movement Seeds the Women's Rights and Freethought Movements: Rick Bradford

In Part 2 of this outstanding history of secularism, free speech and censorship in America, we’ll  meet Elizabeth Cady Stanton and suffragist/freethinker Matilda Joslyn Gage at the Seneca Falls women’s rights conference, measure the impact of Darwin’s Origin of Species, and watch the rise of “Great Agnostic” Robert Green Ingersoll and of D.M. Bennett, editor of The Truth Seeker. We’ll also encounter the religious resistance, e.g., The American Tract Society and “morals crusader” Anthony Comstock – all coming together in America’s first Culture Wars.

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  • james h

    great presentation. it made me proud of my philosophical heritage.

    July 24

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