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How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?

How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?

As national events chip away at my First-Principle practices, I have to wonder: What will be left?

Doug Muder | 9/4/2017

Othering and belonging

Othering and belonging

Unitarian Universalism is my theological home, but it doesn’t speak to my black identity.

Darrick Jackson | 9/18/2017 | Fall 2017

A gesture of love

A gesture of love

When some felt excluded by his lyrics, Jason Shelton chose to reimagine ‘Standing on the Side of Love.’

Kimberly French | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

A pacifist in wartime

A pacifist in wartime

As America joined World War I, the Rev. John Haynes Holmes addressed his congregation on how he would serve his country.

John Haynes Holmes, Daniel McKanan | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

Blog roundup: Recommitting to discomfort

Blog roundup: Recommitting to discomfort

Many UUs participate in lively discussion of a wide variety of topics. Keep up with the conversation: Read UU World’s Editors’ Blog, where you’ll find links to each week’s best commentary.

Heather Christensen | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

Top ten online

Top ten online

Most frequently visited stories on uuworld.org, April 3, 2017–July 2, 2017.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

Sin is personal, not just systemic

Sin is personal, not just systemic

Does the sin of white supremacy live in us or in the systems beyond us? 

Molly Housh Gordon | 8/9/2017

Three commandments: stay, learn, go

Three commandments: stay, learn, go

A Gary Snyder poem helps me find my way in our messed-up world.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 7/17/2017

Moving beyond ‘whites only’ UU theology

Moving beyond ‘whites only’ UU theology

Embracing theists is essential to the cultural and spiritual health of Unitarian Universalism.

DeReau K. Farrar | 6/19/2017

‘Leaving no one out’

‘Leaving no one out’

Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 7/31/2017 | Summer 2017

Roger Nash Baldwin, Unitarian co-founder of ACLU

Roger Nash Baldwin, Unitarian co-founder of ACLU

Unitarian co-founder of the ACLU helped to define and defend civil liberties.

Kris Willcox | 7/3/2017 | Summer 2017

Reframing the health care conversation

Reframing the health care conversation

The persistent myth that poor people need less is putting them at risk.

Doug Muder | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

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