Lecture on “The Divine Nature”

The following is a lecture, which I have abridged and edited, on “The Divine Nature” delivered by Andrew Preston Peabody, an American unitarian Christian minister of the 19th century. Peabody graduated from Harvard University in 1826 at the age of 15, the youngest graduate of Harvard with a single exception. He was pastor of South Parish of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, from 1833 to 1860. From 1860 to 1881 he was preacher to Harvard University and the Plummer professor of Christian morals, and he was professor emeritus from 1881 until his death. Continue reading

The Early Christian Unitarian Reformers

The following excerpt is from Earl Morse Wilbur’s book, Our Unitarian Heritage: An Introduction to the History of the Unitarian Movement. In the excerpt, Wilbur reviews the “scattered beginnings of Unitarianism in Europe,” meaning by “Unitarianism” nontrinitarian Christianity. The excerpt provides a glimpse into the bloody history of the trinity doctrine and erects a monument to the numerous Christian unitarian reformers-become-marytrs who escape any real notice in almost all church history books. Continue reading