This Day in Unitarian Universalist History January 4

1846Theodore Parker was installed in Boston as a Unitarian minister. A friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson, he preached to crowds of up to 3,000 in Boston. He defied the Fugitive Slave Act by taking escaped slaves into his home. He wrote sermons with a loaded gun on his desk. Read more about Theodore Parker at: – the digital library of Unitarian Universalism.

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