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Duke Ellington

In my youth during the jazz age, I had the opportunity to swing with such orchestras as Count Basie, Coleman Hawkins, Woody Herman, Artie Shaw, and Benny Goodman; but a band which I found surpassed all of these was that of Duke Ellington.…

William Ernest Hocking


In 1960 the first Colloquium on God and the Modern World occurred at the May Meetings of the American Unitarian Association. The speaker in the Harvard Square meetinghouse of the First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian, was William Ernest Hocking, Alford Professor, Emeritus, of Natural Religion and Moral Philosophy at Harvard University.