The Age of Reason

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The Age of Reason

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"Uriah Plant, a wheelwright"s son, affirmed that ""My uncertainty about the truth of religion not only increased my sense of its importance... but gave me a habit of thinking, a love of reading, and a desire after knowledge""... he organized a discussion group devoted to religion and, over six years spent ""only"" ?21 10s. 9d. on books, mostly secondhand. He fearlessly read across the spectrum of theological opinion, including The Age of Reason".

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Listener
Platt,

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Notes
See Uriah Plant 'An Account of the Principal Events in the Life of Uriah Plant' (1829)

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Accessed on 2019/09/17 14:13:43

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Platt,
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Related place
England
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The Age of Reason

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Uriah Plant, a wheelwright"s son, affirmed that ""My uncertainty about the truth of religion not only increased my sense of its importance... but gave me a habit of thinking, a love of reading, and a desire after knowledge""... he organized a discussion group devoted to religion and, over six years spent ""only"" ?21 10s. 9d. on books, mostly secondhand. He fearlessly read across the spectrum of theological opinion, including The Age of Reason".

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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TFO02
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TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Plant, Uriah
Born in 1786
Listener
Platt,

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1786 - 1829
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
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EuRED : experience frequency
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EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
See Uriah Plant 'An Account of the Principal Events in the Life of Uriah Plant' (1829)

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/107381
Accessed on 2019/09/17 14:13:43

Related place
England
Related people
Plant, Uriah
Platt,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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