He associated with the social experiment at Brooks Farm,58 and believed in evolution before Darwin. Read his book A Discourse on Religion for that one. He was privately educated but passed Harvard's exams in 1830-31.59 Parker wrote in The Dial in 1840, "God will create a soul yet larger and nobler than Jesus," "...to lead the way to a more perfect religion..."
George Stems, a Unitarian born in Mass.,60 was a friend of Emersons. He was an upper class Bostonian lead pipe manufacturer.61 That was before lead was known to be poisonous.
Rev. Thomas Wentworth (1823-1911) was a Unitarian Pastor of the 1st Religious Society of Newburyport, Mass. and married Mary Channing.62
Gerrit Smith was a multi-millionaire. He had more land in New York State than any other individual. His father was a pardner with the Jewish Mason John Jacob Astor (the Astor family has ties to the Illuminati group in England).63 Garrit Smith generously gave 140,000 acres of land to destitute free blacks.64 Unfortunately, most of the land was lost by the blacks when they were unable to pay their land taxes.65 Although nominally a Presbyterian, he is on public record as saying that Satan is the author of Christianity.66
Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1831-1917) was named after the famous Mason Benjamin Franklin. (Yes, they named him after him backwards.) He was a pro-transcendentalist and a Unitarian.67
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