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The humanist way

an introduction to ethical humanist religion

by Edward L. Ericson

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Ethical Union.,
  • Ethical Culture movement.,
  • Humanism.,
  • Secularism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward L. Ericson ; foreword by Isaac Asimov.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ11.A63 E75 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2397504M
    ISBN 100804421765
    LC Control Number87027348


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The book goes into some of th The book does a good job of outlining the history and major characteristics of the two movements in America--Ethical Culture and religious Humanism both arose in the 19th century as an outgrowth of freethinking and religious liberalism in the Christian and Jewish traditions in the United States during that period/5.

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