Orestes Brownson (1803–1876) Orestes Brownson

Editor of Brownson's Quarterly Review

Brownson was one of the best known American intellectuals of the nineteenth century. A native of Vermont, his religious affiliations shifted from Presbyterian to Universalist to Transcendentalist, before converting to Catholicism in 1844.


Orestes Brownson Society * Catholic Encyclopedia


The American Republic (amazon.com)

The American Republic (full text)

P. Carey, Orestes A. Brownson: American Religious Weathervane

Review of P. Carey, Orestes A. Brownson, by David J. Voelker

T. Ryan, Orestes A. Brownson: A Definitive Biography