a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » August 18

August 18

Adin Ballou

1831 – The Massachusetts Association of Universal Restorationists was formed. Its profession of faith included belief in retribution beyond death before reconciliation with God. It caused a schism in the Universalist movement. The terms Restorationist and Universalist were sometimes used interchangeably. The Restorationists included Adin Ballou. Read more about Adin Ballou.

Series Navigation<< August 17August 19 >>

Notable in UU History
Frederic H. Hedge

Hedge, Frederic Henry (1805-1890)

Dr. Hedge was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on December 12, 1805. In 1818, he went with ... Read More

Burton, Harold Hitz (1888-1964)

Biographical Introduction Harold Hitz Burton was born into a Unitarian and Republican family in Jamaica Plain, ... Read More
David Reed

Reed, David (1790-1870)

David Reed was born February 6, 1790, at Easton, Mass., of a family which has rendered ... Read More
William Alfred

Alfred, William (1922-1999)

Biographical Introduction Playwright and Harvard professor William Alfred '76, died in Cambridge on May 20, 1999 ... Read More