Author:Adin Ballou

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
Adin Ballou
(1803–1890)
Christian Connexion minister, then Universalist minister, then Restorationist, then Spiritualist; proponent of pacifism, socialism and abolitionism; with wife Lucy Hunt Ballou co-founder of the Hopedale Community.

Works[edit]

Universalist Period
  • The Furious Priest Reproved (1823) 12p.
  • Fourth of July Oration at Milford (1827) 35p.
  • Dialogical Instructer (1828) newspaper
  • The Inestimable Value of Souls (1830) sermon 23p.
  • Fourth of July Oration at Blackstone (1830) 18p.
Restorationist Period
  • Independent Messenger (1831-39) newspaper
  • Epistle General to Restorationists (1831)
  • Report on a Public Discussion between the Revs. Adin Ballou and Daniel D. Smith (1834) 86p.
  • Sunday School Manual (1836)
  • A Discourse on the Subject of American Slavery (1837) 4th of July, 88p.
  • The Touchstone (1837) Restorationist tract 32p.
Hopedale Period
  • Standard of Practical Christianity (1839)
  • Conference Hymn-Book (1839)
  • Non-Resistance in Relation to Human Governments (1839) 24p.
  • Practical Christian (1840-1860) newspaper
  • Constitution of the Fraternal Communion (1843)
  • Scriptural Doctrine of the Second Advent (1843)
  • The Voice of Duty (1843), 4th of July, 12p.
  • Superiority of Moral to Political Power (1845)
  • Christian Non-Resistance (1846) 240p. 25%.svg
  • Declaration (1847)
  • Constitution of the Practical Christian Ministry (1848)
  • Constitution of the Hopedale Community (1849)
  • What Entitles One to the Christian Name (1849)
  • Endless Punishment Rejected (1849)
  • The Bible: Its Principles Divine, Its Language Human (1849)
  • Hopedale Collection of Hymns and Songs (1850) 316 hymns
  • The Hopedale Community: An Exposition (1851)
  • Lecture on Capital Punishment (1851)
  • Spirit Manifestations (1852)
  • Memoir of Adin Augustus Ballou (1853)
  • The Hopedale Community: Historical Sketch (1853)
  • Practical Christian Socialism: A Conversational Exposition of the True (1854)
  • The Constitution of the Practical Christian Republic (1854)
  • The Practical Christian Republic (1854)
  • Constitution of the Practical Christian Republic (1854)
  • Lecture on the Bible (1859)
  • Practical Christianity and Endless Punishment (1860)
  • Christian Non-Resistance in Extreme Cases (1860) 32p.
  • The Monitorial Guide (1861)
  • Violations of the Federal Constitution (1861) 48p.
  • Christian Non-Resistance Defended against Henry Ward Beecher (1862) 20p.
  • Human Progress in Respect to Religion (1867)
  • Primitive Christianity (1870)
Undated Hopedale Works
  • Capital Punishment: Reasons for Immediate Abolition
  • Practical Christianity in Relation to Different Christs and Christianities 8p.
  • Fundamental Principles the Only Authority in Religion
  • Christian Non-Resistance: Questions Answered
  • Learn to Discriminate
  • Losing Influence
  • Might and Right
  • Consistency with a Vengeance
  • How Many Does It Take?
  • Inspiration of the Bible
  • Practical Christianity in Relation to Voting
  • Practical Christianity in Relation to Human Government
  • Practical Christianity in Relation to Marriage and Divorce
  • Practical Christianity in Relation to Education and Amusements
  • Reply to Parson Hor on War
  • An Inquirer Answered
Historical Works
  • History of Milford (1882)
  • History and Genealogy of the Ballous in America (1888) 1324p.
  • A Memorial of Adin Ballou (1890) 100p. contains a funeral sermon by himself
  • Autobiography of Adin Ballou (1896) 586p. completed by William S. Heywood
  • History of the Hopedale Community (1897) 415p.
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.