On this day in 1788: Murray ordained

Or ordained for the second time, but as so much with early Universalism, the first was irregular enough to be legally suspect. John Murray was the minister of the Independent Christian Church, Gloucester, Massachusetts; the record of the ordination follows after the jump, from Universalism in Gloucester, Mass. (1892, 191 ff.) A polity note: see… Continue reading On this day in 1788: Murray ordained

John Murray birthday!

Thanks to colleague Y.N.E. for reminding me that today is John Murray‘s birthday (b. 1741). It is also my mother’s birthday, which is perhaps why I forget. Happy birthday, Mom! Happy birthday, John!