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Theodore Parker: A Biography

Octavius Brooks Frothingham

Theodore Parker: A Biography is a book written by Octavius Brooks Frothingham that provides a comprehensive account of the life of Theodore Parker, a prominent American theologian and social reformer of the 19th century. The book covers Parker's childhood, education, and his rise to prominence as a Unitarian minister in Boston.Frothingham delves into Parker's theological beliefs, which were considered controversial at the time, and his involvement in the abolitionist movement. Parker was a strong advocate for the abolition of slavery and believed in the equality of all races and genders.The book also explores Parker's personal life, including his relationships with his family and friends, as well as his struggles with illness and depression. Frothingham provides a detailed account of Parker's role in the Transcendentalist movement and his friendships with notable figures such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.Overall, Theodore Parker: A Biography is a comprehensive and insightful account of the life of one of America's most influential thinkers and activists of the 19th century.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 604
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.34in - 1.93lb
  • EAN: 9781428634947
  • Categories: Literary FiguresCultural & RegionalHistorical