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Re: [tr-m] TR and Thomas Paine

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  • John A. Gable
    Paine, of course, was a Deist. His brutal attack on the Bible and traditional Christian beliefs offended TR. ... From: Wynn Maj Gregory A
    Message 1 of 4 , May 18, 2004
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      Paine, of course, was a Deist. His brutal attack on the Bible and
      traditional Christian beliefs offended TR.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Wynn Maj Gregory A" <WynnGA@...>
      To: <tr-m@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 8:12 AM
      Subject: RE: [tr-m] TR and Thomas Paine


      > Yes, there was a comment accredited to TR regarding Paine's 'atheism'.
      >
      > I forget what it was in context or in what work of TR's it occurred.
      >
      > There is a rare pamphlet from 1906 called "Roosevelt & Paine's Defenders",
      > about 20 pages in length dealing with this issue. I happen to own this in
      > my TR collection.
      >
      > For a better account of Thomas Paine and, perhaps the most important
      single
      > articulation of American political philosophy (aside from the Declaration
      of
      > Independence....which drew much from Paine), read "46 Pages", a recent
      study
      > on Paine and Common Sense. It is superb.
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: E. Summer [mailto:dinosaur@...]
      > Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 12:54 PM
      > To: TR Group Moderated
      > Subject: [tr-m] TR and Thomas Paine
      >
      >
      > Last evenings "Now" with Bill Moyers quoted TR making a negative remark
      > about Thomas Paine's view of religions.
      >
      > Can anyone supply the context of the statement and the background of TR's
      > view?
      >
      > Thanks!
      >
      >
      > Edward Summer
      > Planetarium Station
      > POB 502
      > NY, NY 10024-0502
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