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Goals, Workshop 13: Mirages and Oases — Idealism and Utopianism

In "Faith like a River," a Tapestry of Faith program

This workshop will:

  • Highlight the role idealism played in the development of Unitarianism and Universalism in 19th-century America
  • Introduce the Transcendental movement of the 19th century
  • Tell the story of Hopedale, an experimental socialist community of the 19th-century Utopian movement
  • Consider the continuing threads of idealism in our movement today and the challenges inherent in expressing ideals as action.

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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

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