Date of Award


Degree Type

Honors Paper

First Advisor

Larissa M. Smith, Ph.D.


This thesis looks at the Transcendentalist ideologies of Ralph Waldo Emerson and how he influenced the Unitarian Church. It analyzes the changes that occurred in Unitarianism as a result of the new ways of thinking which Emerson introduced into the Christian denomination.



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