Transcendentalism Then and Now
Four Sundays with Rev. Dr. John Buehrens, author of Conflagration: How the Transcendentalists Sparked the American Struggle for Racial, Gender, and Social Justice (Boston: Beacon Press, Jan. 2020). Copies of the paperback edition of the book ($20) are now available from Beacon Press or the UUA bookstore.
The sessions will cover the following topics:
- Feb 7: The Transcendentalists: Shared Values, Conversations, and Spiritual Friendships
- Feb 14: Women’s Rights, Education, and Economic Inequality
- Feb 21: Abolitionism and the Civil War: The Peak of Transcendentalist Influence
- Feb 28: Nature, Evolution, and Environmentalism: The Transcendentalist Contribution
Registration is $20 for the series.