Reverend Frank Carpenter is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, currently serving at the Channing Memorial Church in Newport. His article in this issue examines William Ellery Channing's philosophy and principles against the backdrop of a legal battle over ownership of the family estate in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Rev. Dr. Carpenter shows how changing legal mechanisms of inheritance and the transforming moral and political climate of early nineteenth century America affected Channing's thought.
Carpenter, Rev. Dr. Frank B.S., D. Min.
"Paradise Held: William Ellery Channing and the Legacy of Oakland,"
Newport History: Vol. 65:
224, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/newporthistory/vol65/iss224/2