Brownson, Orestes Augustus, 1803-1876

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Dates:
Birth 1803-09-16
Death 1876
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American clergyman and writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Henry D. Thoreau, 1842 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622078

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623330

Associate of the New England Transcendentalists; convert to Roman Catholicism; founder, editor, and chief author of the Boston Quarterly Review (1838-1842) and Brownson's Quarterly Review (1844-1864 and 1873-1875). He wrote essays on Church and State, civil and religious freedom, Catholic education, the philosophy of science, and the conflict between conservative and progressive forces in the Church.

From the description of Papers, 1823-1876. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23366623

Clergyman, author, and labor leader.

From the description of Papers of Orestes Augustus Brownson, 1823-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067998

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Subjects:

  • Universalist churches
  • Catholic converts--Correspondence
  • Americanism (Catholic controversy)
  • Transcendentalists (New England)

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  • Authors
  • Labor leaders
  • Clergy

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