Tag Archive: William Ellery Channing

Mar 22

Sometimes children find out what their parents really believe

William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) was born just before the end of the Revolutionary War and was the grandson of a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His grandfather  later became the Deputy Governor and Chief Justice of Rhode Island. Channing graduated first in his class at Harvard in 1798. He left the faith of his …

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