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Unitarians celebrate ‘emergence from shadows’

by a staff reporter

THE bicentenary of the Unitarian Toleration Act - which removed penalties against Nonconformists who did not recognise the Trinity - was marked last month by the 5000 Unitarians in the UK.

The chief officer of the Unitarian General Assembly, Derek McAuley, said: "The most significant effect of the Act was that it aided the emergence of Unitarianism from the shadows. The name 'Unitarian' could now be used in public without fear. Unitarianism was now a distinct and separate movement ...

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