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Workshop 3: Hosea Ballou

Workshop 3: Hosea Ballou
Workshop 3: Hosea Ballou

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  • There is an immortal desire in every soul for... happiness. — Hosea Ballou, in A Treatise on Atonement This workshop introduces Hosea...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Introducing Hosea Ballou 5 Activity 2: The Story of Hosea Ballou's Conversion 10 Activity 3:...
  • Reflect on the following questions, looking for connections between your theology and Ballou's. You may wish to write your reflections in...
  • Materials for Activity Small worship table and cloth Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle A copy of Singing the...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Introducing Hosea Ballou Leader Resource 1, Hosea Ballou Portrait Optional: Computer and projector...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Hosea Ballou's Conversion " Optional: Microphone Preparation for Activity Review the story so you can...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participant journals Variety of writing and drawing implements Timepiece (minutes)...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Excerpt from A Treatise on Atonement Participants' journals Variety of writing and drawing materials...
  • Materials for Activity Small worship table and cloth. Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle A copy of Singing the...
  • After the workshop, co-leaders should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these questions...
  • There is an immortal desire in every soul for... happiness. — Hosea Ballou, in A Treatise on Atonement Think of something you might do that...
  • In 1789, Hosea Ballou attended the Baptist revival held in his hometown of Richmond, New Hampshire. Moved by the preaching during this...
  • Hosea Ballou preached his liberal faith to everyday people, men and women of the laboring classes. He was a self-educated man from rural...
  • From Hosea Ballou, A Treatise on Atonement in which, The Finite Nature of Sin is Argued, Its Cause and Consequences as such; The Necessity...
  • This is a 30-minute activity. Materials Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader Resource 1, Excerpt from A Treatise on Atonement Optional:...
  • This is a 30-minute activity. Materials Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation Prepare and post newsprint with these questions: What does...
  • The Ballou Family , online Dictionary of Unitarian Universalist biography Ballou, Hosea. A Treatise on Atonement in which, The Finite...

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