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November 6 in freethought history…

November 6, 1836 - American theologian and philosopher Francis Ellingwood Abbot is born in Boston, Massachussets. He served for a time as a Unitarian minister, but was ultimately dismissed for being insufficiently Christian. He pioneered “scientific theism,” which sought to reconstruct … Continue reading

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October 23 in freethought history…

October 23, 4004 BC – The Creation of the universe supposedly begins (technically at nightfall the preceding evening) by the Lord God Almighty, as reckoned by Irish Archbishop James Ussher. October 23, 1903 – American theologian and philosopher Francis Ellingwood Abbot … Continue reading

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