Published Works of Adin Ballou
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Christian Connection Period
Review of a Lecture Sermon . . . by Hosea Ballou (1821) 39p.
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.
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.
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.
Link to free audiobook
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 (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 and its Corruptions NEW!
Volume 1 (1870)
Volume 2 (1870)
Volume 3 (1872)
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
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
History of the Town of Milford, Massachusetts (1882) NEW!
Part 1 - Strictly Historical
Part 2 - Biographico-Genealogical Register
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.