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Self-Culture. An Address Introductory to the Franklin Lectures, Delivered at Boston, September, 1838.

Channing, William E.

Published by James Munroe & Co., 1839
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Second edition. 57, [3]pp. 12mo, disbound with original printed yellow wraps secured with early cloth tape. Library blind stamp to front wrap, some wear and folds to wraps. Interior with foxing. William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 - October 2, 1842), minister of the Federal Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts, 1803-42, was a spokesman during the Unitarian controversy for those liberal - or Unitarian - churches within Massachusetts' Standing Order of churches. His published sermons, lighting a path between orthodoxy and infidelity, were widely influential abroad as well as throughout the United States. His Christian humanism inspired both religious and literary features of the Transcendentalist movement. An exemplar of Christian piety and a champion of human rights and dignity, he effectively fostered social reform in areas of free speech, education, peace, relief for the poor, and anti-slavery. His pulpit orations made him, according to Emerson, "a kind of public Conscience." (Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography). Bookseller Inventory # 000256

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Title: Self-Culture. An Address Introductory to the...

Publisher: James Munroe & Co.

Publication Date: 1839

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

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