Joseph McCabe Quotes (18 quotes)
“An idea or institution may arise for one reason and be maintained for quite a different reason.”
The Psychology of Religion (1927), p. 48
What Gods Cost Man (1933)
The Story of Religious Controversy (1929 edition)
“The theist and the scientist are rival interpreters of nature, the one retreats as the other advances.”
The Existence of God (1913), p. 84
Defining the word atheism, in A Rationalist Encyclopedia (1950)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJoseph McCabe
Born: November 12, 1867
Died: January 10, 1955 (aged 87)
Occupation: Writer, lecturer, priest
Bio: Joseph Martin McCabe was an English writer and speaker on freethought, after having been a Roman Catholic priest earlier in his life.
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