Florence Nightingale | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Michael D. Calabria and Janet A. Macrae

This literature criticism consists of approximately 39 pages of analysis & critique of Florence Nightingale.
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Critical Essay by Michael D. Calabria and Janet A. Macrae

SOURCE: An introduction to Suggestions for Thought by Florence Nightingale: Selections and Commentaries, edited by Michael D. Calabria and Janet A. Macrae, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994, pp. ix-xxxv.

In the following excerpted introduction to Suggestions for Thought, Calabria and Macrae detail the sources of Nightingale's ideas on religion.

Many years ago, I had a large and very curious acquaintance among the artisans of the North of England and of London. I learned that they were without any religion whatever—though diligently seeking after one, principally in Comte and his school. Any return to what is called Christianity appeared impossible. It is for them this book was written.1

"This book," Suggestions for Thought to the Searchers after Truth among the Artizans of England, was an 829-page work in three volumes that Florence Nightingale...

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