THE TWO CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS,
A.D. I. and MDCCCLV.
A Christmas Story for MDCCCLVI.
By Theodore Parker,
Minister of the 28th Congregational Society of Boston.
Two Christmas Celebrations.
Theodore Parker (1810-1860), American clergyman and militant, was a leading advocate of transcendentalism and a vocal abolitionist.Theodore Parker was born in Lexington, Mass., on Aug. 24, 1810. His s...
Parker was selected by Octavius Brooks Frothingham (in his Transcendentalism in New England) to serve as the type figure of "The Preacher" of the movement. He was, to be sure, not the only preacher am...
If Ralph Waldo Emerson represents what literary historians call the New England "Renaissance," Emerson's fellow Transcendentalist Theodore Parker represents what might be called the New England "Refor...