Annie Besant

Annie BesantIn existographies, Annie Besant (1847-1933) [RGA:42|375+] (FA:139) was a British atheism activist, women’s rights activist, socialist, and theosophist, noted for []

Bradlaugh
In c.1870s, Besant met Charles Bradlaugh, and in 1883, the pair co-authored The Freethinker’s Textbook, which seems to be aimed at attacking Christianity as a barrier to social progress. [1]

Quotes | By
The following are quotes by Besant:

“An atheist is one of the grandest titles. It is the order of merit of the world heroes: Copernicus, Spinoza, Voltaire, Paine.”
— Annie Besant (1876), “The Gospel of Atheism”

References
1. (a) Bradlaugh, Charles and Besant, Annie. (1883). The Freethinker’s Textbook. Freethought Publishing Co.
(b) Hecht, Jennifer M. (2003). Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas (pg. 414). HarperOne.

External links
‚óŹ Annie Besant – Wikipedia.

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