By Lydia Willsky-Ciollo
This paintings lines the better narrative of biblical authority in Protestantism throughout the tale of 4 major Unitarian figures: William Ellery Channing, Andrews Norton, Theodore Parker, and Frederic Henry Hedge. All 4 participants performed a relevant position, at diverse occasions, in shaping Unitarianism, and in opting for how precisely spiritual authority functioned of their nascent denomination. along with those principal figures, the e-book is going either backward, reading the evolution of biblical authority from the overdue medieval interval in Europe to the early 19th century in the United States, and ahead, exploring the interval of Unitarian experimentation of spiritual authority within the overdue 19th century. The e-book additionally brings the booklet firmly into the current, exploring how questions on the Bible and non secular authority are being spoke back this present day through modern Unitarian Universalists. total, this ebook goals to convey the yank Unitarians firmly again into the old and historiographical dialog, now not as outliers, yet as non secular humans deeply devoted to fixing the Protestant trouble of non secular authority.
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American Unitarianism and the Protestant Dilemma: The Conundrum of Biblical Authority by Lydia Willsky-Ciollo