Judith Sargent Murray: The Strength to Speak an Unpopular Truth

It’s easy to repeat soundbites or go along with the opinions of the majority. It’s much more difficult to give voice to truths we ourselves have noticed, but don’t fit the popular narrative. Winding down our January series on great spiritual women, we’ll take a look at the work of Judith Sargent Murray, an 18th Century Universalist and the first American to publish writing advocating for gender equality.