Suggested Readings

Allen, Joseph H. Our Liberal Movement in Theology. 1892; New York: Arno Press, 1972.

Bowers, J. D. Joseph Priestley and English Unitarianism in America. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007.

Brown, Arthur. Always Young for Liberty: A Biography of William Ellery Channing. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1956.

Cayton, Mary K. “Who Were the Evangelicals? Conservative and Liberal Identity in the Unitarian Controversy in Boston, 1804-1833.” Journal of Social History 31, no. 1 (1997): 85-107.

Chadwick, John W. William Ellery Channing: Minister of Religion. New York: Houghton, Mifflin, & Company, 1903.

Channing, William E. Complete Works. Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Reprints, 2010.

Channing, William H. The Life of William Ellery Channing, D. D. Boston: American Unitarian Association, 1904.

Cooke, George W. Unitarianism in America: A History of its Origin and Development. Boston: American Unitarian Association, 1902.

Gura, Philip F. American Transcendentalism: A History. New York: Hill and Wang, 2007.

Hochmuth, Marie. “William Ellery Channing, New England Conversationalist.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 30, no. 4 (1944): 429-439.

Howe, Daniel W. The Unitarian Conscience: Harvard Moral Philosophy, 1805-1861. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Hutchison, William R. The Transcendentalist Ministers: Church Reform in the New England Renaissance. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1959.

Mendelsohn Jack. Channing: The Reluctant Radical. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1971.

Packer, Barbara. The Transcendentalists. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007.

Rice, Madeleine H. Federal Street Pastor: The Life of William Ellery Channing. Boston: Bookman Associates, 1961.

Rose, Anne C. Transcendentalism as a Social Movement, 1830-1850. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1981.

Schneider, Herbert W. “The Intellectual Background of William Ellery Channing.” Church History 7, no. 1 (1983): 3-23.

Scott, Donald M. From Office to Profession: The New England Ministry, 1750-1850. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978.

Wright, Conrad. The Unitarian Controversy: Essays on American Unitarian History. Boston: Skinner House, 1994.

Wright, Conrad. “The Dedham Case Revisited.” Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society 3 (1988): 15–39.

Wright, Conrad. Three Prophets of Liberalism: Channing, Emerson, Parker. Boston: Skinner House, 1986.

Wright, Conrad. The Beginnings of American Unitarianism. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1976.

Audio-Visual Materials

American Experience. “God in America.” PBS. DVD. 2010. http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/view.

Butler, Jeanine Isabel, dir. American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel. 2019; Los Angeles, CA: Butler Films, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-ePCiUgD0Y.

Online Resources

Channing, William Ellery. “A Letter to the Rev. Samuel C. Thacher: on the Aspersions Contained in a Late Number of The Panoplist, on the Ministers of Boston and the Vicinity.” 1815. https://archive.org/details/lettertorevsamue00chan/page/n8.

Morse, Jedidiah. “Review of American Unitarianism.” The Panopolist (1815): 1-31.  https://archive.org/details/reviewofamericanunit00mors/page/n5.

Naughton, Michael. “Newly Digitized: The Papers of William Ellery Channing.” Harvard Divinity School.  https://hds.harvard.edu/news/2019/05/03/newly-digitized-papers-william-ellery-channing.