Unitarian Universalist Convocation • 2019 history, heritage, and liberal religious studies
250th Anniversary
of John Murray’s landing in America
of Channing’s sermon “Unitarian Christianity”
200th Anniversary
Convocation 2019 October 17-20, 2019 Baltimore, Maryland
Our fourth triennial UU History Convocation is now history
UUHHS Unitarian Universalist History & Heritage Society
Dr. Dan Mckanan presenting his 2019 Convocation lecture on Channing’s Baltimore Sermon After 200 years. It was delivered from the same pulpit at First Unitarian in Baltimore, Maryland as the original.
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A Microsoft Word format file - Convo2019.Schedule.Revised2.docx
Origins of Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism in America: Implications for Liberal Religious Thought and Practice Then and Now The 2019 Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Studies celebrated the 200th anniversary of William Ellery Channing's sermon “Unitarian Christianity” and the 250th anniversary of John Murray's arrival in North America.
UU History & Heritage Theme Speaker: Christopher Cameron Assistant Professor of History at University of North Carolina, Charlotte. A scholar of early American history and African American Religion, Dr. Cameron explored the relationship between Puritan theology and the rise of black abolitionism in his first book, To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in Massachusetts and the Making of the Antislavery Movement.
Collegium Distinguished Scholar: Mark Harris Minister of First Parish in Watertown, Massachusetts (Retired) Rev. Harris is the author of the Historical Dictionary of Unitarian Universalism, Elite: Uncovering Classism in Unitarian Universalist History, and (with Andrea Greenwood) An Introduction to the Unitarian and Universalist Traditions.
click here for info on previous convocations 2010, 2013, 2016 click for more on: Convo 2019 pictures & audio Channing’s Baltimore Sermon After 200 years - 73 minutes
Listen to the mp3 of Dan