Theodore Parker: Orator of Superior Ideas

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Contents
Series Forewordix
Forewordxiii
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introductionxix
PART I: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ORATOR1
1. Prologue: A Mid-Nineteenth-Century Preacher3
2. The Early Years (1810-1841)7
3. The Years Of Influence (1841-1859)27
4. The Waning Months (1859-1860)67
PART II: SERMONS AND SPEECHES OF THEODORE PARKER73
"A Sermon of Slavery" (1841)75
"The Mexican War" (1849)85
"The Revival of Religion Which We Need" (1858)92
Notes111
Chronology of Selected Speeches121
Bibliography127
Index135

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Series Foreword ix
  • Foreword xiii
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • Introduction xix
  • PART I - THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ORATOR 1
  • 1 - Prologue: A Mid-Nineteenth-Century Preacher 3
  • 2 - The Early Years (1810-1841) 7
  • 3 - The Years of Influence (1841-1859) 27
  • 4 - The Waning Months (1859-1860) 67
  • PART II - SERMONS AND SPEECHES OF THEODORE PARKER 73
  • Notes 111
  • Chronology of Selected Speeches 121
  • Bibliography 127
  • Index 135
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