Lydia Maria Child: More than a Thanksgiving song
The Unitarian famous for writing ‘Over the River and Through the Wood’ was also an ardent anti-slavery activist.
The chalice and the Force
Why have so many ‘geeks’ found their spiritual home in Unitarian Universalism?
‘Powerfully, adamantly, dangerously afraid’
A discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s provocative new book Between the World and Me.
If dignity is inherent, can it be harmed?
What do we mean when we talk about the UU First Principle and inherent dignity?
Judged by our judgments
Even in the ‘natural’ world, some things are better than others.
Planet discoverer goes to Pluto and beyond
The ashes of Clyde Tombaugh are traveling the cosmos on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
The doubt mongers
The doubt industry doesn’t have to convince the public that a product is harmless, only that the harm is in doubt, and the cost of change may be high.
A stitch through time
A Portland women’s group sewed its way to a religious home.
Better than human?
Who receives the benefits of shiny new technology, and who bears its risks?
Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence
Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.
The wisdom of play
A little playfulness can go a long way.
We are all bound up together
Frances E. W. Harper (1825–1911) challenged us to practice a religion of justice.