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Henry David Thoreau, the original none

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Henry David Thoreau, the original none

He wanted nothing to do with the Unitarian church that baptized him, but today’s Unitarian Universalism has embraced his revolutionary ecological, conscientious, and spiritually open approach.

Richard Higgins | 7/10/2017 | Summer 2017

A kinder, gentler video game

Ideas

A kinder, gentler video game

‘Walden, a game’ brings Thoreau’s simplicity to a tech savvy audience.

Ellen Brenner | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

‘Radiant genius and fiery heart’

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‘Radiant genius and fiery heart’

Reclaiming the legacy of Margaret Fuller, the forgotten intellectual at the heart of the Transcendentalist movement and the first American theorist of women’s equality.

Kimberly French | 5/17/2010 | Summer 2010

Kindergarten’s radical advocate

Looking back

Kindergarten’s radical advocate

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody saw her educational work as part of a larger effot to reform human society.

Christopher L. Walton | 7/1/2004 | July/August 2004

The wellspring of American nature writing

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The wellspring of American nature writing

Walden remains uncannily ‘addressed to our condition exactly,’ 150 years after its publication.

Richard Higgins | July/August 2004