Joseph McCabe (1867-1955) was one of the most prolific authors of all time. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic, worked on Latin documents, and made himself very well-informed about Christianity, but turned against it. But he was extremely naive about Jews; bear this in mind.

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McCabe, Joseph Martin (b. 1867), writer

J. McCabe, Rationalists Encyclopaedia

. He became a monk of the Franciscan Order and, as "Father Antony," was professor of philosophy and ecclesiastical history for five years. He studied philosophy and Semitic languages at Louvain University, but the rules of his Order forbade him to take a degree. He left the Church in 1896 and wrote two books for the Rationalist Press in that year; and he was one of the original Directors of the R.P.A. (1899). He has written about 200 books and thirty translations, delivered about 2,000 lectures (including seven lecture tours in Australasia, the United States, and Canada), and held a score of public debates. He is an Atheist and Materialist. For books see Who's Who?

 

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