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Planet discoverer goes to Pluto and beyond

Artist’s concept of the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto.

Planet discoverer goes to Pluto and beyond

The ashes of Clyde Tombaugh are traveling the cosmos on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

Sonja L. Cohen | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

The doubt mongers

Comic strip illustration "there has to be a simple explanation!"

The doubt mongers

A documentary film and a young adult novel tackle manufactured doubt.

Doug Muder | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

A stitch through time

Old photo of a group of women.

A stitch through time

A Portland women’s group sewed its way to a religious home.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

Better than human?

"Transhuman"

Better than human?

Who receives the benefits of shiny new technology, and who bears its risks?

Scott Gerard Prinster | 8/24/2015 | Fall 2015

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

Jerome Stone

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.

Myriam Renaud | 7/27/2015 | Summer 2015

The wisdom of play

Illustration of office workers jumping rope with tie.

The wisdom of play

A little playfulness can go a long way.

Anthony Makar | 7/20/2015 | Summer 2015

We are all bound up together

Frances Harper

We are all bound up together

Frances E. W. Harper (1825–1911) challenged us to practice a religion of justice.

Kenny Wiley | 7/2/2015 | Summer 2015

Book to note: ‘A Home for Mr. Emerson’

Emerson walking in a forest partly made up of books.

Book to note: ‘A Home for Mr. Emerson’

Visually compelling biography for young readers provides an accessible foundation in the notable Unitarian’s words and beliefs.

Sonja L. Cohen | 5/14/2015 | Summer 2015

Access to water is a human right

people fight over a pail of water

Access to water is a human right

Improved water management is essential to climate change adaptation.

Patricia Jones | 3/16/2015 | Spring 2015

A new ethos

Janice Marie Johnson, UUA director of Multicultural Ministries and Leadership, and Taquiena Boston, director of Multicultural Growth and Witness, outside Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama

A new ethos

How the Unitarian Universalist Association is promoting Beloved Community today.

Taquiena Boston | 5/11/2015 | Spring 2015

Why Black History Month matters

Fannie Barrier Williams

Why Black History Month matters

As a Unitarian Universalist, I draw courage and inspiration from Black History Month.

Kenny Wiley | 2/16/2015

Less more, please

rabbits

Less more, please

Solutions to the world’s environmental problems may not require more of us, but less.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 2/9/2015

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