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The superior tendency of Unitarianism to form an elevated religious character

William Ellery Channing

The superior tendency of Unitarianism to form an elevated religious character

a discourse, preached at the dedication of the second Congregational Unitarian Church, New York, December 7th 1826.

by William Ellery Channing

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Published by Printed by F. B. Wright in Liverpool .
Written in English


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The superior tendency of Unitarianism to form an elevated religious character by William Ellery Channing Download PDF EPUB FB2

Posing creeds were "brought to another test, that of tendency," the "main question" being "which of the two systems, the Unitarian or the Orthodox, is of superior tendency to form an elevated religious character." The author thereupon presented a list of Unitarian pub-lications in which the claim that the Unitarian doctrines were more.

The superior tendency of Unitarianism to form an elevated religious character: a discourse preached at the dedication of the Second Congregational Unitarian Church, New York, Dec. 7, / By: Channing, William Ellery, In short, present-day Unitarianism is hardly more than natural religion, and exhibits in some of its members a pronounced tendency towards Pantheistic speculation.

The Church polity in England and America is strictly congregational; each individual congregation manages, without superior control, all its affairs, calls and discharges its minister, and is the final judge of the religious views expressed in its.

[See Channing's admirable Sermon, entitled "The superior tendency of Unitarianism to form an elevated religious character." It is stated in the larger Catechism joined to the Westminster Confession of Faith, that Christ "felt and bore the weight of God's wrath."Author: Heinz Schmitz.

Liverpool, [1]A discourse delivered at the installation of the Rev. Mellish Irving Motte in Boston, London, [2] The superior tendency of Unitariansim to form an elevated religious character; a discourse preached New York, Dec. 7, Liverpool, Mode of access: InternetAuthor: William Ellery Channing.

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Whenever the sublimities of character shall be incarnated in a man, we may rely that awe. THE MODERN BIBLE VERSIONS: A COURSE ON BIBLE TEXTS AND VERSIONS AND A FOLD DEFENSE OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE. Unitarianism is the modern revival of the ancient heresy of Arianism, which denied the full deity of Jesus Christ, claiming that He was a created Being and not the eternal Son of God.

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In short, present-day Unitarianism is hardly more than natural religion, and exhibits in some of its members a pronounced tendency towards Pantheistic speculation. The Church polity in England and America is strictly congregational; each individual congregation manages, without superior control, all its affairs, calls and discharges its minister, and is the final judge of the religious views.

Based upon the clear and simple dogma of the Divine Unity -- discarding naturalism and pantheism, possessing a book, the depository of grand moral thoughts and of an elevated religious poetry, and.

Utilitarianism is a version of consequentialism, which states that the consequences of any action are the only standard of right and wrong. Unlike other forms of consequentialism, such as egoism and altruism, utilitarianism considers the interests of all beings equally.

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This very rational tendency soon led to a dissatisfaction on both ends of the religious spectrum. With strong concerns for the intellectual validity of their positions, Theodore Parker, a Transcendentalist, and Horace Bushnell, an evangelical, developed parallel critiques of the entrenched liberalism and orthodoxy, respectively, aiming at the.

The religious views of Thomas Jefferson diverged widely from the traditional Christianity of his era. Throughout his life, Jefferson was intensely interested in theology, religious studies, and morality. Jefferson was most comfortable with Deism, rational religion, and Unitarianism.

He was sympathetic to and in general agreement with the moral precepts of Christianity. English 10B. STUDY. PLAY. Restoration/ Coleridge is suspected Jacobin because FR inspires radical political views & dissenting religious views The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, experienced violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon that rapidly brought.Unitarianism is a term that describes some forms of Christianity.

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That belief is called Trinitarianism.The interests of the Unitarian propaganda were also served by the foundation of the Western Conference of Unitarians in and that of the National Unitarian Conference in Of a more universal character was the International Council of Unitarians and other Liberal Religious Thinkers and Workers.