THE BENEVOLENT DEITY. Ebenezer Gay and the Rise of Rational Religion in New England, 1696-1787.
Publisher: Philadelphia:University of Pennsylvania Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Fair
Philadelphia:University of Pennsylvania Press. (1984). 311pp. Hardbound. With dust-jacket. Internally a very good, tight, clean copy. Jacket extensively frayed. Altogether a very good copy. Ebenezer Gray, minister to Hingham, Ma. First Parish from 1718 to 1787, has been called the father of American Unitarianism. Became the spiritual father of two generations of clergymen who preached a humanistic, rational faith in post-Awakening New England.