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Orestes A. Brownson

(1803-1876)



Sketch at Acton Institute

WORKS

New Views of Christianity, Society, and the Church (1836)
Works, Vol. IV, p. 1

Boston Quarterly Review (1838-1842), Editor

Charles Elwood: Or The Infidel Converted (1840)
Works, Vol. IV, p. 173

The Laboring Classes (1840)

The Mediatorial Life of Jesus (1842)
Works, Vol. IV, p. 140

Brownson's Quarterly Review (1844-1864, 1873-1875), Editor

In progress: Essays and Reviews: Chiefly on Theology, Politics,and Socialism (1852)

The Spirit-Rapper: An Autobiography (1854)
Works, Vol. IX, p. 1

The Convert: Or Leaves from My Experience (1857)
Works, Vol. V, p. 1

The American Republic: Constitution, Tendencies, and Destiny (1865)
Works, Vol. XVIII, p. 1

Conversation on Liberalism and the Church (1869)
Works, Vol. XIII, p. 1

The Works of Orestes A. Brownson 20 vol. (1882-1887), Henry F. Brownson, Ed.

Orestes A. Brownson's Early Works, edited by Patrick W. Carey

Selected Works

LIFE

Orestes A. Brownson's ... Life by Henry F. Brownson (3 vol. 1898-1900)



CRITICISM

Orestes Brownson and the Truth About America, by Peter Augustine Lawler
First Things, December 2002

Brownson's Quest for Social Justice, by Edward Day, C.SS.R.
The American Ecclesiastical Review (August 1954)

A Pilgrim's Progress: Orestes A. Brownson, by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1966)
earlier edition published as Orestes A. Brownson, A Pilgrim's Progress (1939)

REFERENCE

Orestes Brownson Society

History Sources Online

Patrick W. Carey, Orestes A. Brownson: A Bibliography, 1826-1876 (1997)

Perspectives in American Literature: Early Nineteenth Century: Orestes Augustus Brownson, by Paul P. Reuben

For more information about Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803-1876) see the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913) and the University of Notre Dame Archives print and microfilm holdings.


The sketch of Orestes A. Brownson first appeared on Acton.org, a production of the Acton Institute (161 Ottawa NW, Suite 301, Grand Rapids, MI 49503), and is reprinted with permission.


Revised November 20, 2004.

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