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Graphic novel breathes new life into ‘filthy little atheist’ Thomas Paine

Reading Time: 4 minutes Revolutionary political campaigner Thomas Paine (1774–1809) wrote in The Age of Reason (1792): “Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the Bible is filled it would be more consistent that we call it the word of a demon than the word of God. It […]