In a League of their Own: Women ‘All Stars’ of the Early-to-Mid 19th Century Unitarian Universalist Team.

The rise to prominence of Unitarianism and Universalism in the 19th Century is associated with a lengthy roster of distinguished men. Often overlooked is the role women played in the development and dissemination of the new approach to religion and spirituality that challenged established dogma and laid the foundation of our liberal religious faith. So, let’s take some time to highlight the words and deeds of an A-team of 19th Century UU women such as Margaret Fuller, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Harriet Martineau, Louisa May Alcott, and Julia Ward Howe who helped shape our liberal religious faith and influenced its trajectory.