Published in 1877, Common-Sense in Religion is a collection of essays by prominent American theologian James Freeman Clarke. In these essays, Clarke offers a thoughtful and enlightened view of religion that emphasizes reason, compassion, and humility. He argues that religion must adapt to changing times and changing social conditions in order to remain relevant and effective. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of American religious thought and the ongoing debate between faith and reason.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the 'public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.