7 PM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014: I have been invited to dialogue with Amy Edelstein at The Waverly Street Reading Library near Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia on Margaret Fuller and the Sacred Marriage. If you wish to attend this free event, please register at the Waverly Street Reading Library website http://www.facebook.com/WaverlyStLibrary It will be an exciting discussion!
Rev. Michael Barnett speaking at Unity Of Taos, New Mexico
On Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 2 pm at the Brandywine Workshop, 728 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, I will be speaking on the extraordinary life and work of Transcendentalist, women’s rights activist, and social justice champion Margaret Fuller. My … Continue reading
“Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But, in fact, they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.”
From Woman in the Nineteenth Century, Margaret’s national and international bestseller which was the first American feminist tract published in 1845. It inspired the 1848 Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention as Margaret served in the Roman Revolution.
Margaret posed for this photograph for her family and friends before she left on her Grand Tour of Europe as the first woman foreign correspondent for Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune.