Channing, William Ellery, William Ellery Channing: Selected Writings, David Robinson, ed. (New York: Paulist Press, 1985). With special attention to "Unitarian Christianity," "The Moral Argument Against Calvinism," "Likeness to God," and "Self-Culture."
Channing, William Henry, Memoir of William Ellery Channing with Extracts from His Correspondence and Manuscripts, in Three Volumes, William Henry Channing, ed. (Boston: Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, 5th edition, 1851).
Edgell, William Ellery Channing: An Intellectual Portrait (Boston: Beacon Press, 1955).
Mendelsohn, Jack, Channing: The Reluctant Radical, A Biography (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1971), pp. 43-45.
Mendelsohn, Jack, "William Ellery Channing's Public Faith," UU World, March/April 2005, p. 64.
Thandeka, "New Words For Life," A Language of Reverence (Chicago: Meadville Lombard Press, 2004), pp. 99-103.
Wallace, Herbert Wallace, "The Intellectual Background of William Ellery Channing," Church History, Volume VII (1938), Published by The American Society of Church History.
Wright, Conrad, Three Prophets of Religious Liberalism: Channing, Emerson, Parker (Boston: Skinner House, 1984).