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The Unitarian clergy were an exclusive club of cultivated gentlemen -- as the term was then understood in the Back Bay -- and Parker was definitely not a gentleman, either in theology or in manners.
from Brown Corpus
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Unitarian and clergy
Once laity and clergy relaxed their vehement opposition to the Doctrine of the Trinity Act 1813 ( sometimes called the Trinitarian Act 1812 and also variously known as the Trinity Act, Unitarian Relief Act and Unitarian Toleration Bill ) that amended the Blasphemy Act 1697 in respect of its Trinitarian provisions, the British and Foreign Unitarian Association was founded in 1825.
William Robert Ware ( 27 May 1832 – 9 June 1915 ), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts into a family of the Unitarian clergy, was an American architect, author, and founder of two important American architectural schools.
Belsham's Life of Theophilus Lindsey ( 1812 ) contained a chapter titled " American Unitarianism " that argued many American clergy entertained Unitarian views.
Unitarian and were
The fact is incontestable: that liberal world of Unitarian Boston was narrow-minded, intellectually sterile, smug, afraid of the logical consequences of its own mild ventures into iconoclasm, and quite prepared to resort to hysterical repressions when its brittle foundations were threatened.
But Theodore Parker, commencing his mission to the world-at-large, disguised as the minister of a `` twenty-eighth Congregational Church '' which bore no resemblance to the Congregational polities descended from the founders ( among which were still the Unitarian churches ), made explicit from the beginning that the conflict between him and the Hunkerish society was not something which could be evaporated into a genteel difference about clerical decorum.
And he took repeated care to let his colleagues know that he intended them: `` Even the Unitarian churches have caught the malaria, and are worse than those who deceived them '' -- which implied that they were very bad indeed.
By the mid-nineteenth century there were Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, United Free Methodist, Congregationalist, Baptist, Swedenborgian, Unitarian, Roman Catholic and Catholic Apostolic churches in the town.
This is only 35 years before John Thomas ' 1849 lecture tour in Britain which attracted significant support from an existing non-Trinitarian Adventist base, particularly, initially, in Scotland where Arian Socinian and unitarian ( with a small ' u ' as distinct from the Unitarian Church of Theophilus Lindsey ) views were prevalent.
The first native seeds were planted with the publication of The Canadian Unitarian in Ottawa from 1940 to 1946, a small newsletter distributed with the newsletters of Canadian churches.
In 1946 there were six Icelandic Unitarian churches with 272 members, and five English-speaking churches with 1, 049 members.
In 1961 there were three Universalist churches with 68 members, and three Icelandic and eleven English-speaking Unitarian churches with 3, 476 members, and in addition 22 Unitarian fellowships with 773 members.
Up until July 2002, almost all member congregations of the CUC were also members of the Unitarian Universalist Association ( UUA ).
Abbot's publications, though always of the most thorough and scholarly character, were to a large extent dispersed in the pages of reviews, dictionaries, concordances, texts edited by others, Unitarian controversial treatises, etc.
He never joined a Unitarian congregation: there were none near his home in Virginia during his lifetime.
Until 2002, almost all member congregations of the Canadian Unitarian Council ( CUC ) were also members of the UUA and most services to CUC member congregations were provided by the UUA.
Unitarian churches were formally established in Transylvania and Poland ( by the Socinians ) in the second half of the 16th Century.
There were several different forms of Christology in the beginnings of the Unitarian movement ; ultimately, the variety that became prevalent was that Jesus was a man, but one with a unique relationship to God.
In the United States, the Unitarian movement began primarily in the Congregational parish churches of New England, which were part of the state church of Massachusetts.
As a result, people who held no Unitarian belief began to be called " Unitarians " because they were members of churches that belonged to the American Unitarian Association.
The Church is similar in some respects to the Unitarian Universalist Association ( UUA ), although the two were never affiliated.