Reason the only oracle of man, or A compenduous [sic] system of natural religion Alternately adorned with confutations of a variety of doctrines incompatible to it; deduced from the most exalted ideas which we are able to form of the divine and human characters, and from the universe in general. By Ethan Allen, Esq

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Allen, Ethan
Other Authors: Young, Thomas
Format: eBook
Published: Bennington: state of Vermont Printed by Haswell & Russell 1784, M,DCC.LXXXIV. [1784]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, W28994. - Evans, 18322. - McCorison, M.A. Vermont, 69. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Sabin, 802. - The first publication in the United States openly directed against the Christian religion. Ethan Allen's authorship is called into question by G.P. Anderson in his "Who wrote 'Ethan Allen's Bible'?" (New England quarterly 10 (1937): 685-696). According to Anderson, Allen revised and published the manuscript of the recently deceased Thomas Young (1732-1777), with whom he may have discussed some of the contents some years earlier. The greater part of the edition was destroyed by fire in the printing office; according to Anderson "Out of fifteen hundred copies printed, it is doubtful if as many as one hundred escaped destruction." - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xxi, [2], 24-477, [3] p) 8°