The Autobiography of Daniel Parker, Frontier Universalist
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About the Author
Daniel Parker (1781-1861) was among the early migrants from New England to settle in Ohio. He was a preacher of the millenarian Halcyon Church and later a traveling washing machine salesman before settling on a lifelong career as an itinerant Universalist evangelist. He was also an abolitionist and cofounder of the racially integrated Clermont Academy.
David Torbett is an associate professor of religion and history at Marietta College in Ohio. He is the author of Theology and Slavery: Charles Hodge and Horace Bushnell.