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At 150, Beatrix Potter continues to delight

At 150, Beatrix Potter continues to delight

The beloved children’s author was also a talented scientific illustrator and conservationist.

Kris Willcox | 7/25/2016 | Summer 2016

Skinner House celebrates forty years of UU publishing

Skinner House celebrates forty years of UU publishing

Once an imprint of Beacon Press, Skinner House’s mission continues to evolve.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 5/16/2016 | Spring 2016

Lydia Maria Child: More than a Thanksgiving song

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.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 11/23/2015 | Winter 2015

A stitch through time

A stitch through time

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

Heather Beasley Doyle | 11/2/2015 | Fall 2015

We are all bound up together

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

James Lord Pierpont and the mystery of 'Jingle Bells'

James Lord Pierpont and the mystery of 'Jingle Bells'

The debate over where the Unitarian wrote the holiday favorite rages on.

Kris Willcox | 12/15/2014 | Winter 2014

Wedgwood: Beyond the table

Wedgwood: Beyond the table

The 'father of English potters' was also a Unitarian and an anti-slavery advocate.

Sonja L. Cohen | 10/27/2014 | Fall 2014

Go on a Unitarian Universalist pilgrimage

Go on a Unitarian Universalist pilgrimage

We may not have saints and shrines, but Unitarian Universalists do visit the scenes of our tradition's great stories.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/5/2014 | Spring 2014

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

How a man whose passions were religious freedom and the abolition of slavery came to be known as the father of American Christmas trees.

Kris Willcox | 12/23/2013 | Winter 2013

Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone

Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone

Engraved copper box will be unsealed at farewell celebration in February.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 12/16/2013 | Spring 2014

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Ordained in 1863, Brown was the first woman ordained with full denominational authority in America.

Laurie Carter Noble | 6/17/2013 | Summer 2013

A quiet revolutionary

A quiet revolutionary

Laura Matilda Towne devoted her life to a school for former slaves.

Annette Marquis, Nan White | 5/13/2013 | Spring 2013

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