and the Grand Orator of the Calif. Grand Lodge, studied for the ministry under Hosea Ballou.
While Ballou lived in Boston, Mass. the future famous Universalist Albert J. Holden was born in 1841. Albert J. Holden would join the Masons and be the organist for the Universalist church in N.Y. named the Church of the Divine Paternity. He also played for the Church of the Puritans.40
IS THERE SOME CONNECTION BETWEEN THE PURITANS & ALL THIS?
The story behind Hosea Ballou goes way back. Perhaps a good place to start is with the passing of the English crown from the Tudors to the Stuarts. The rule of the Stuarts was a significant influence in the development of Protestant thought.41
One example of the change the Stuarts brought is seen in the marriage of Elizabeth Stuart to Frederick of the Palatinate. These two "to realize the ideal of Hermetic reform centered on a real
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