"For Largest Liberty": Emerson, Natural Religion, and the Antislavery Crisis

Robinson, David M.
March 2009
Religion & Literature;Spring2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, known as the voice of the Transcendentalist movement. It offers a history of Emerson's philosophical reorientation. The author relates Emerson's principles on natural religion, his insights about Christianity, and his concept of melioration. It also highlights Emerson's advocacy for emancipation.


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