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The last trial for atheism in England

George Jacob Holyoake

The last trial for atheism in England

a fragment of autobiography

by George Jacob Holyoake

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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English


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Statementby George Jacob Holyoake.
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ATHEISM AND CONTEMPLATION over what had once been Christian civilization. In the Apologia Pro Vita Sua he wrote: And in these latter days, in like manner, outside the Catholic Church things are tending,—with far greater rapidity than in that old time from th e circumstance of the age,—to atheism in one shape or other. 40 books based on 32 votes: The Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn Stanley, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everyth.

The actual term atheism emerged first in the 16th century. With the spread of freethought, skeptical inquiry, and subsequent increase in criticism of religion, application of the term narrowed in scope. The first individuals to identify themselves using the word atheist lived . Probably no other book in the last 2, years has had as profound an impact on the world. a pension, government or employer provided health care, the right to legal representation in criminal trials, equal legal rights compared to the nobility, and protection through government regulations on environmental, health or safety issues all owe.

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In his pamphlet, The Last Trial for Atheism in England: A Fragment of Autobiography, one of several on atheism in the Conway Hall collection, Holyoake gives an account of his arrest, trial and eventual imprisonment for having ‘wickedly and profanely uttered [ ] certain impious and blasphemous words against God, and of and [sic] concerning.

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New York, Arno Press, In England the last prominent 19th-century prosecution for blasphemy was the case of R v Ramsey and Foote, when the editor, publisher and printer of The Freethinker were sentenced to imprisonment.

Inpolice court proceedings were taken against Harry Boulter for blasphemy uttered at a meeting at Highbury Corner, Hyde Park. Thomas Aikenhead (c. March – 8 January ) was a Scottish student from Edinburgh, who was prosecuted and executed at the age of 20 on a charge of blasphemy under the Act against Blasphemy and Act against Blasphemy He was the last person on the island of Great Britain to be executed for blasphemy.

His execution happened 85 years after the death of Edward Wightman. The History of the Last Trial by Jury for Atheism in England A Fragment of Autobiography Submitted for the Perusal of Her Majesty's Attorney-General and the British Clergy Language: English: LoC Class: KD: Law in general, Comparative and uniform law, Jurisprudence: United Kingdom and Ireland: Subject.

History Anglo-Saxon England. According to George Macaulay Trevelyan in A Shortened History of England (), during the Viking occupation. The Scandinavians, when not on the Viking warpath, were a litigious people and loved to get together in the 'thing' to hear legal argument.

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[George Jacob Holyoake]. The UK is one of the least religious places in the world. In a global ranking of 65 countries, the UK came sixth from last, with only 30 per cent of the population calling themselves religious. This first history of British atheism, first published intries to explain this reaction while exhibiting the development of atheism from Hobbes to Russell.

Although avowed atheism appeared surprisingly late – in Britain – there were covert atheists in. Atheism (derived from the Ancient Greek ἄθεος atheos meaning "without gods; godless; secular; refuting or repudiating the existence of gods, especially officially sanctioned gods") is the absence of the belief that deities exist.

The English term was used at least as early as the sixteenth century and atheistic ideas and their influence have a longer history.

Holyoake, George Jacob. The History of the Last Trial by Jury for Atheism in England: A Fragment of Autobiography, Submitted for the Perusal of Her Majesty's Attorney-General and the British Clergy. Originally published: London: James Watson, vi, pp.

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