Hosea Ballou Quote
If we had to earn our age by thinking for ourselves at least once a year, only a handful of people would reach adulthood.
About Hosea Ballou
Originally a Baptist, he converted to Universalism in 1789. He preached in a number of towns in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. From 1817, he was pastor of the Second Universalist Church of Boston. He wrote a number of influential theological works, as well as hymns, essays and sermons, and edited two Universalist journals. Ballou has been called one of the fathers of American Universalism.