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?
Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott
‘a man much like myself’
In the lineage of Montgomery
The Rev. Jesse Jackson preaches at Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Representing a moral center
Interfaith, multiracial clergy coalition resisted white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.
UUs fight ACA repeal with civil disobedience
Unitarian Universalists joined interfaith coalition partners fighting repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Read this: UUA president condemns Trump’s plan to ban transgender people from military
‘We believe that transgender people should be accorded all the rights and responsibilities due every citizen, including the right to serve our country in the military.’
The essence of spiritual activism
Hope and compassion can be a critical part of political and spiritual resistance for Unitarian Universalists.
Resistance by the ‘Rules’
What are the restrictions on congregations getting involved in politics?
Creating a symbol of our times
‘We need interreligious scholarship that is beyond coexistence and dialogue. That gets to our need for co-resistance.’
Texas UU coalition fights bills hostile to immigrants and transgender people
240 Unitarian Universalists lobby legislators on reproductive justice, immigrant and refugee justice, and economic justice issues.
Be a patriot
Twenty lessons for citizens of an imperiled democracy, from a scholar of twentieth-century catastrophes.
What now for Americans and climate change?
The new administration poses grave challenges, but don’t give up the fight just yet.