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Question 1: ________, for Orestes, represented the only liberal variety of Christianity he knew of.
UniversalismAbrahamic religionsJesusIslam

Question 2: After withdrawing from Presbyterianism in 1824 and teaching at various schools in upstate New York and Detroit, Brownson applied to be a ________ preacher.
Abrahamic religionsUniversalismJesusChristianity

Question 3: He repudiated his earlier Fourierist and Owenite ideas, now criticizing ________ and utopianism as vigorously as he had once promoted them.
MarxismSocialist stateKarl MarxSocialism

Question 4: Brownson was a publicist, a career which spanned his affiliation with the New England Transcendentalists, through his subsequent conversion to ________.
Pope Gregory IPope John Paul IICatholic ChurchPope

Question 5: The family raised him under the strict confines of Calvinist ________ on a small farm in Royalton, Vermont.
Congregationalist polityRestoration MovementProtestantismChristianity

Question 6: Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803–1876) was a ________ intellectual and activist, preacher, labor organizer, and noted Catholic convert and writer.
Northeastern United StatesNew EnglandMidwestern United StatesSouthern United States

Question 7: A staunch Douglas Democrat, Brownson, like Douglas supported the Union in the Civil War, and polemicized against the Confederacy and against Catholic clergy who endorsed ________.

Question 8: In 1822, Brownson was baptized in the ________ Church in Ballston, New York but he quickly complained that Presbyterians only associated with themselves and that the Calvinist doctrines of predestination and eternal sin were too harsh.
PresbyterianismProtestantismCovenant theologyChristianity

Question 9: Among these were volumes by Homer and Locke and the ________.
BibleChristianity and JudaismBiblical canonNevi'im


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