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Hartshorne: A New World View – Recommended Reading

Philosophers Speak of God, by Charles Hartshorne and William L. Reese (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953.) Reprinted by Humanity Books (Amherst, N.Y., 2000 with an addendum to the preface by William L. Reese.) This volume offers a presentation and critique of the primary idea in the history of ideas East and West, theistic and atheistic.…

Stokes, Carl B. (1927-1996)

Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996) was an American politician of the Democratic Party who served as the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Elected on November 7, 1967, he was the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city.

Stokes was born in Cleveland to Charles Stokes, a laundry worker who died when Carl was two years old, and Louise (Stone) Stokes, a cleaning woman who then raised Carl and his brother, Louis Stokes, in Cleveland’s first federally funded housing project for the poor, Outhwaite Homes.…

Carl B. Stokes

Frederick Lucian Hosmer (1840-1929)

One of the premier Unitarian hymn writers. Hosmer was born in Framingham, Massachusetts on October 16, 1840, the son of Charles and Susan Hosmer. He graduated from Harvard College in 1862, and then went on to Harvard Divinity School. Here he became friends with William Channing Gannett, with whom he would later collaborate to produce hymnals.…

Three Prophets of Religious Liberalism: Introduction

Table of Contents

I. Introduction, by Conrad Wright

II. Channing’s Platform 

III. Emerson’s Heresy

IV. Parker’s Manifesto 

V. Conclusion 

Channing’s Baltimore Address

Emerson’s Divinity School Address

Introduction by Conrad Wright

Channing’s Baltimore Sermon, Emerson’s Divinity School Address, and Parker’s South Boston Sermon have long been accepted as the three great classic utterances of American Unitarianism.…