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Reason, Patrick Henry

Theresa Leininger-Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Alternative Belief Systems. 1592 words.

Reason, Patrick Henry (1816–12 August 1898), printmaker, abolitionist, and fraternal order leader, was born in New York City, the son of Michel Reason (from St. Anne, Guadeloupe) and...

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The Visual Arts

J. Sage Elwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Atheism

November 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Alternative Belief Systems; Religious Subjects in Art. 6190 words.

This essay begins with the observation that there was a time when art was religious and yet today contemporary art is overwhelmingly atheistic. To understand how and why art and religion...

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