Life and Correspondence of Theodore Parker: Minister of the Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society, Boston - Vol. 1

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CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
CHAPTER I.
PAGE
Ancestor and Family-Thomas Parker, of Browsholme, 1609-Emigrates, 1635-Jonathan, 1680-Hananiah, at Port Royal, 1710-Benj. Stearns and Hannah Seger, 1754-Capt. John Parker, April 19, 1775-John Parker and Hannah Stearns-Theodore Parker, Aug. 24, 1810. . . . . 1-15
CHAPTER II.
Autobiography-Childhood-From Birth till the Age of Eight. . .17-26
CHAPTER III.
House and Neighbourhood-Early Spiritual Troubles-Sin-Immortality-His Character in Boyhood-School-Reading at Home-Enters Harvard College --1830. . . . . . . . . . . . . 27-48
CHAPTER IV.
Teaching in Boston-Hard Study-Dejection and its Causes-Private School in Watertown, April, 1832-Theological Studies-Dr. Francis-Watertown People-Enters the Theological School, 1834-Views and Studies-Contrbutions to the "Scriptural Interpreter"-Visitation-Day. . . . 49-88
CHAPTER V.
A Candidate-1836-37-Marriage-Settlement at West Roxbury-Neigbors And Studies-Choice Friends-Dr. Channing-Mr. Emerson's Discourse, 1838 --Strauss-Come-Outers-Doubts about Physical and Moral Evil-Thoughts and Queries-1840. . . . . . . . . . . .89-129
CHAPTER VI.
Groton Convention-Letters-Speculation upon Physical and Moral Evil-Sin 130-159
CHAPTER VII.
The "New School"-The South-Boston Sermon, May 19, 1841-"Discourse of Matters pertaining to Religion"-De Wette's "Introduction to the Old Testament". . . . . . . . . . . . 160-199

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