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April 1

Henry Ware Sr.

1764 – Henry Ware Sr. was born in Sherborn, Massachusetts. He was minister of First parish (Old Ship Church) in Hingham, Massachusetts, when Harvard University elected him as Hollis Professor of Divinity. That began the great separation from the Calvinists — and the opening of the Unitarian controversy, which split the Massachusetts Standing Order. Read more about Henry Ware Sr.

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