Theodore Parker: Orator of Superior Ideas

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Index
abolitionists: Parker on, 46-47
Adams, John Quincy, 15, 29: Parker's views on, 56-57
Alcott, Bronson xx, 15
Alcott, Louisa May: on Parker's oratory, 59-60
Allen, John, 15
American Unitarian Association ( Boston Unitarians), 18
"Application of Religion to Life, The" ( Parker), 22-23
Augustine: Parker on, 12, 61
Baur, F. C., 27
Beecher, Henry Ward, xix, 3, 4, 5-6, 27, 29, 46, 62; Parker on, 114n. 16
Beecher, Lyman: Parker on, 10
biblical inerrancy: Parker on, 31-32
Boston Vigilance Committee, 47
Bradford, Charles, 15
Brooks, Phillips, xix, 3-4, 27, 54, 116n. 118
Bronson, Orestes, 15, 40
Brook Farm, 16
Brown, John, xx; Parker on, 53-54, 70
Browning, Robert and Elizabeth, 70
Bryant, William Cullen, 70
Calvinism: Parker on, 36-37
Catholic Church: Parker on, 36, 70
Channing, William Ellery, 10, 15, 18-19, 27, 29, 40; Parker's evaluation of, 19
"Christian Advancement" ( Parker), 23
Chrysostom: Parker on, 61
Church Fathers: Parker on, 12, 61
churches: Parker on, 36-37
clergymen: disregard of higher law, 50
Cobbe, Frances Power, 71
Craft, William and Ellen, 47
Cranch, Christopher, 15
Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the Old Testament ( De Wette): Parker translation of, xx, 13
Dana, Charles, 15
De Sor, Edward, 69
Dial, The, xx
Discourse of Matters Pertaining to Religion ( Parker), 35-37
"Divinity School Address" ( Emerson): Parker's reaction to, 16
Dix, Dorthea, 41
"Doctrine of Inspiration, The" ( Parker), 24
Douglass Frederick, xix; views on

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Table of contents

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
  • About the Author *
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