Essentials of Humanism
What we are willing to say about the universe and our lives is based exclusively on our own shared experience and reason.
Humanism at 100
Across a century of change, Humanism has continued to evolve.
Sanctuary and gospel
As religious people we have two essential tasks: we must offer sanctuary and preach our gospel.
O Peugeot of many names
On authentically using the term ‘god.’
There is no going back
An unbridgeable gap is growing between Unitarian Universalism and the conservative movement.
Our life’s ultimate meaning
‘Salvation’ isn’t a word Unitarian Universalists use much anymore.
The liberalism and unitarianism of Islam
Liberal Islam and liberal Unitarianism each affirm human rights—via two very distinct paths.
Love your neighbor first, not second
I told our UU middle school ‘Building Bridges’ class that Humanism begins with loving all of our neighbors.
Be open to resurrection
We need to be open to resurrection—looking up, not down; listening, not stopping up our ears; feeling deeply rather than numbing ourselves with the daily routine.
Arguments in the margins
It was precisely my emergent humanist belief that equipped me to face what seemed a death sentence.
If dignity is inherent, can it be harmed?
What do we mean when we talk about the UU First Principle and inherent dignity?
Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence
Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.