Our Transcendental Roots

A class in May is exploring the lives of Thoreau, Emerson, Fuller and Peabody.  The bookstore has several books to expand your knowledge of these well-known transcendentalists.  Here are some that we carry:

The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism by Megan Marshall  This book was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life also by Megan Marshall  This book won the Pulitzer Prize.


Thoreau as Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Walden for Personal Reflection and Discussion by Barry Andrews.  This book is published by our denomination’s Skinner House books and is also used in our WellSpring Program.  We also have The Illustrated Walden: Thoreau Bicentennial Edition and The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond.


Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essential Spiritual Writings by Ralph Waldo Emerson