1719 - Clergy dissenting from the Church of England held an interfaith meeting at Salters’ Hall in Exeter, England, and declared the right of Christian liberty in matters of religious belief. They were the first group of Christian ministers to call for noncreedal religion, and they established a milestone in the path toward freedom of conscience.
We at Harvard Square Library are saddened to learn of the death this past Friday, March 7, 2014, of the Rev. Dr. Herbert F. Vetter, our founding director. Rev. Vetter passed away on Friday morning, March 7th. He was the Minister at Large at the First Parish in Cambridge, Mass., Unitarian Universalist, from 1967 to 1990. He founded both the Cambridge Forum, a progressive radio program staged at First Parish, as well as the Harvard Square Library, named for the location of the parish which he served for so many years.
I first came to know Herb when I started wor...more