• Sunday. December 7, 2014    2 pm

    EMERSON, THOREAU, FULLER AND TRANSCENDENTALISM

    Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller and The Transcendentalists are the subjects of the next in a continuing series of First Parish Community Forums. This Forum will take place at 2:00 on Sunday, December 7 at First Parish UU Church, 1969 Main St. (Route 6A), Brewster. The speaker is Jenny Rankin, a UU minister and a university lecturer. her academic career includes Princeton and Harvard Divinity School

     Emerson, Thoreau and Fuller were leading figures in the Transcendentalist movement. They lit up the New England sky in the  mid-nineteenth century with their questions, challenges, and deep desire to learn and grow. Emerson developed the provocative concept of the “Oversoul”, the sense that the soul of each individual is somehow part of a larger universal whole. Through their writings, Transcendentalism continues to be of great historic and spiritual interest today.
    The public is invited to this Forum. There is no admission charge. For more information please get in touch with Paul Hush. Hushpaul11@comcast.net.