Daniel McKanan

Daniel McKanan

Daniel McKanan is the first Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Association Senior Lecturer in Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. He is the author of Prophetic Encounters: Religion and the American Radical Tradition (Beacon Press, 2011), among other books.

He and his family worship at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford, Massachusetts.

Learn more about Daniel McKanan on UUA.org.

By Daniel McKanan

  • The spiritual heritage of the Occupy movement
    Daniel McKanan
    The Occupy protests have much in common with political movements of the 1840s, 1890s, and 1930s—including a spiritual dimension.
  • The religious left
    Daniel McKanan
    An old tradition for a new day.
  • A pacifist in wartime
    John Haynes Holmes, Daniel McKanan

    As America joined World War I, the Rev. John Haynes Holmes addressed his congregation on how he would serve his country.