This day in Unitarian history

Two hundred twenty years ago today the Birmingham, or Priestley Riots began against dissenters, especially proto-Unitarians like scientist and theologian Joseph Priestley. Houses and churches were burned; Priestley left England for America in 1794. (Today, the mid-Atlantic district of the Unitarian Universalist Association is named for him.)

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By Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 46, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

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