A Word from Ingersoll: Who Was Christ?

Robert Green Ingersoll, Tom Flynn

Robert Green Ingersoll

Robert Green Ingersoll (1833–1899) was a most singular figure—a political speechmaker without whose support the Republican Party could not put a candidate in the White House—who also crisscrossed the country lecturing to the largest theater crowds of the day about why there is no hell.

Tom Flynn

Tom Flynn is editor of Free Inquiry, executive director of the Council for Secular Humanism, director of the Robert Green Ingersoll Birthplace Museum, and editor of The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief (2007).

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