HDS 2772

Unitarian and Universalist Thought in the Twentieth Century

Daniel McKanan


This seminar will explore the major shapers of the Unitarian and Universalist traditions in the twentieth century, with special attention to the influence of the social gospel, religious humanism, process thought, and liberation theology. Featured writers will include Francis Greenwood Peabody, Clarence Skinner, John Haynes Holmes, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Curtis Reese, Frederick May Eliot, James Luther Adams, Sophia Fahs, Henry Nelson Wieman, Charles Hartshorne, A. Powell Davies, Kenneth Patton, William R. Jones, and Rebecca Parker.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1559

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0.50 credits
Fall 2014
Wed 1pm-4pm
Divinity Hall Room 213

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • History of Christianity
  • Religions of the Americas
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None