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Channing, William Ellery 1780-1842

Overview
Works: 1,280 works in 4,250 publications in 4 languages and 57,227 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sermons  Sources  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Creator, Other, Former owner, Inscriber
Classifications: BX9869.C4, 289.1092
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Slavery by William Ellery Channing( )

128 editions published between 1831 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years preceding the American Civil War, religion was at the heart of the debate over slavery. William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) had rejected the strict Calvinism of his background to become the leading Unitarian spokesman and preacher, and in later life he began to address the subject of slavery. Published in 1836, this work was Channing's most substantial contribution to the debate, revealing the real difficulties men such as Channing had in questioning a practice with which they had grown up. He vacillates between contempt for the institution and empathy for the slaveholders, writing, 'I do not intend to pass sentence on the character of the slave-holder.' He sees black slaves as humans, but not of equal status with white people. The final chapter is particularly prescient: 'There is a great dread . that the union of the States may be dissolved by the conflict about slavery.'
On the elevation of the laboring classes by William Ellery Channing( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon delivered at the ordination of the Rev. Jared Sparks : to the pastoral care of the first independent church in Baltimore, May 5, 1819 by William Ellery Channing( Book )

82 editions published between 1819 and 1982 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the elevation of the labouring portion of the community by William Ellery Channing( )

54 editions published between 1840 and 1976 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to the Hon. Henry Clay : on the annexation of Texas to the United States by William Ellery Channing( )

43 editions published between 1837 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duty of the free states; or, Remarks suggested by the case of the Creole by William Ellery Channing( )

51 editions published between 1842 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emancipation by William Ellery Channing( Book )

52 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the slavery question : in a letter to Jonathan Phillips, esq. by William Ellery Channing( )

39 editions published between 1839 and 2008 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses, reviews, and miscellanies by William Ellery Channing( )

24 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of William E. Channing by William Ellery Channing( Book )

52 editions published between 1841 and 1970 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses on war by William Ellery Channing( Book )

20 editions published between 1903 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered at Lenox : on the first of August 1842, the anniversary of emancipation in the British West Indies by William Ellery Channing( )

28 editions published between 1842 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon on war : delivered before the convention of Congregational ministers of Massachusetts, May 30, 1816 by William Ellery Channing( Book )

45 editions published between 1816 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address on temperance by William Ellery Channing( )

37 editions published between 1837 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter of William E. Channing to James G. Birney by William Ellery Channing( )

24 editions published between 1836 and 2012 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Channing, the reluctant radical; a biography by Jack Mendelsohn( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the life of Channing, an important figure in the history of the Unitarian Church
Unitarian Christianity and other essays by William Ellery Channing( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Ellery Channing : selected writings by William Ellery Channing( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the Rev. Dr. Worcester's letter to Mr. Channing : on the Review of American Unitarianism in a late Panoplist by William Ellery Channing( Book )

32 editions published between 1815 and 1975 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon, delivered at the ordination of the Rev. Ezra Stiles Gannett as colleague pastor of the Church of Christ, in Federal-Street, Boston, June 30, 1824 by William Ellery Channing( )

20 editions published between 1824 and 1871 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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William Ellery Channing : selected writings
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A letter to the Hon. Henry Clay : on the annexation of Texas to the United StatesWilliam Ellery Channing : selected writingsProvidence and love : studies in Wordsworth, Channing, Myers, George Eliot, and Ruskin
Alternative Names
C, W. E.

C., W. E. 1780-1842

C., W. E. (William Ellery Channing), 1780-1842

Čanning, V.

Čanning, Vilʹjam Ėlleri 1780-1842

Channing.

Channing Ellery 1780-1842

Channing, Vilʹi︠a︡m Ėlleri̇

Channing, Vilʹi︠a︡m Ėlleri̇ 1780-1842

Channing W.E.

Channing W. E. 1780-1842

Channing, W. E. (William Ellery), 1780-1842

Channing, William E.

Channing, William E. 1780-1842

Channing, Wm. E.

Viljamas Eleris Čeningas

W. E. C 1780-1842

W. E. C. (William Ellery Channing)

W. E. C (William Ellery Channing), 1780-1842

William Ellery Channing americký teolog (1780-1842)

William Ellery Channing Amerikaans theoloog (1780-1842)

William Ellery Channing pasteur américain

William Ellery Channing predicatore e teologo statunitense

William Ellery Channing United States Unitarian clergyman

William Ellery Channing US-amerikanischer Redner, Theologe und Autor

Вільям Ейлері Чаннінг

Уильям Эйлери Чаннинг

Уилям Чанинг

Чаннинг В

Чаннинг В. 1780-1842

Чаннинг Вильям

Чаннинг Вильям-Эллери

Чаннинг У

Чаннинг У. 1780-1842

Чаннинг У. Э

Чаннинг У. Э. 1780-1842

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وليام إليري تشانينج ثيولوجي من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

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Languages
English (916)

French (14)

Spanish (9)

Dutch (1)