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Self-Guided Tour

With apologies to Ken Blanchard (author of the hugely successful management book, The One-Minute Manager), here is a list of important contributors to the Unitarian and Universalist tradition which we have inherited. It can be read aloud (without dates) in one minute but can serve as a study guide for years.

Good places to start your self guided tour:

The UU History web site:

The Encyclopaedia Britannica:

My annotated bibliography:

The 1 Minute UU History:

Emerson (Self-Reliance)

(paraphrasing Thomas Carlyle):

"There is properly no history, only biography."

Origen c200

Arius (250-336)

Michael Servetus (1511-1553)

Giorgio Blandrata (1515-1588)

Francis David (1510-1579)

John Sigismund (1520-72)

Faustus Socinius (1539-1604)

Jacobus Arminius (1560-1609)

Roger Williams (1603-1684)

John Biddle (1615-1662)

George deBenneville (1703-1793)

Theophilus Lindsey (1723-1808)

Joseph Priestley (1733-1804)

Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

John Murray (1741-1815)

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Benjamin Rush(1745-1813)

Caleb Rich (1750-1821)

Elhanan Winchester(1751-1797)

Henry Ware (1764-1845)

Hosea Ballou (1771-1852)

Maria Cook (1779-1835)

Nathaniel Stacy c1780

William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)

Horace Mann (1796-1850)

Thomas Whittemore (1800-1861)

Dorothea Dix (1802-1887)

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

James Martineau (1805-1900)

Margaret Fuller (1810-1850)

Theodore Parker (1810-1860)

James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888)

Horace Greeley (1811-1872)

Henry Whitney Bellows (1814 -1882)

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Mary Livermore (1820-1905)

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)

Clara Barton (1821-1912)

Lydia Jenkins (1824-1874)

Thomas Starr King (1824-1864)

Olympia Brown (1835-1926)

Augusta Chapin (1836-1905)

Issac Morgan Atwood (1838-1917)

William Channing Gannett (1840-1923)

Jenkin Lloyd Jones (1843-1918)

Quillen Shinn (1845-1907)

Norbert Capek (1870-1943)

Clarence Russell Skinner (1881-1949)

Fredrick May Eliot (1889-1958)

James Luther Adams (1901-1994)

Kenneth Patton (1911-1994)

Conrad Wright (1917-

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