Samuel Joseph May and the Dilemmas of the Liberal Persuasion, 1797-1871

Samuel Joseph May and the Dilemmas of the Liberal Persuasion Born into Boston s elite and trained at Harvard University as a Unitarian minister Samuel Joseph May rejected his upbringing to become a central figure in the antislavery and antebellum reform moveme

  • Title: Samuel Joseph May and the Dilemmas of the Liberal Persuasion, 1797-1871
  • Author: Donald Yacovone
  • ISBN: 9780877227601
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Born into Boston s elite and trained at Harvard University as a Unitarian minister, Samuel Joseph May rejected his upbringing to become a central figure in the antislavery and antebellum reform movements With this intellectual biography, Donald Yacovone has written the first modern account of May s life May s friendships with William Ellery Channing, William Lloyd GarrisBorn into Boston s elite and trained at Harvard University as a Unitarian minister, Samuel Joseph May rejected his upbringing to become a central figure in the antislavery and antebellum reform movements With this intellectual biography, Donald Yacovone has written the first modern account of May s life May s friendships with William Ellery Channing, William Lloyd Garrison, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, and his work in the major crusades of his era make his life a virtual history of antebellum religion and reform Though his ideals threatened his clerical career and his family relationships, he feverishly devoted his life to the abolitionist, peace, and temperance movements, education reform, and women s rights The Liberal Persuasion was an intellectual movement that arose out of New England during the golden age of the Unitarian faith May was the leading representative of this humanist ideology that rejected slavery and racial prejudice, advanced free religious inquiry, promoted republicanism and a generous interpretation of civil liberties, supported the emancipation of women, and defended the social and political rights of the working classes.

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    2. Recommended for people who wondered why the "Little Women" (Louisa May Alcott) never went to church, rarely mentioned God except as a "divine example", and placed such a focus on good works. Also recommended for those wanting to know more about the roots of the Unitarian faith. As far as I can tell, I am the first to review this book, which is an obscure academic treatise about Samuel Joseph May, the theology of his time, and how this theology intersected with the abolitionist movement as well a [...]

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