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Essentials of Humanism

Ideas

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.

Kendyl R Gibbons | 2/20/2017 | Spring 2017

Humanism at 100

Looking back

Humanism at 100

Across a century of change, Humanism has continued to evolve.

Kris Willcox | 3/13/2017 | Spring 2017

Sanctuary and gospel

From the president

Sanctuary and gospel

As religious people we have two essential tasks: we must offer sanctuary and preach our gospel.

Peter Morales | 3/6/2017 | Spring 2017

O Peugeot of many names

Ideas

O Peugeot of many names

On authentically using the term ‘god.’

David Breeden | 10/10/2016 | Fall 2016

There is no going back

Ideas

There is no going back

An unbridgeable gap is growing between Unitarian Universalism and the conservative movement.

Tom Schade | 9/19/2016 | Fall 2016

Our life’s ultimate meaning

Spirit

Our life’s ultimate meaning

‘Salvation’ isn’t a word Unitarian Universalists use much anymore.

Scotty McLennan | 8/8/2016 | Summer 2016

The liberalism and unitarianism of Islam

Ideas

The liberalism and unitarianism of Islam

Liberal Islam and liberal Unitarianism each affirm human rights—via two very distinct paths.

Myriam Renaud | 6/27/2016 | Summer 2016

Love your neighbor first, not second

Ideas

Love your neighbor first, not second

I told our UU middle school ‘Building Bridges’ class that Humanism begins with loving all of our neighbors.

Doug Muder | 5/23/2016

Be open to resurrection

Spirit

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.

Scotty McLennan | 3/21/2016

Arguments in the margins

Spirit

Arguments in the margins

It was precisely my emergent humanist belief that equipped me to face what seemed a death sentence.

Jim Key | 5/2/2016 | Spring 2016

If dignity is inherent, can it be harmed?

Ideas

If dignity is inherent, can it be harmed?

What do we mean when we talk about the UU First Principle and inherent dignity?

Myriam Renaud | 2/1/2016 | Winter 2015

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

Ideas

Jerome Stone’s minimalist vision of transcendence

Without ‘God,’ a liberal theologian focuses on transcendent resources of grace and judgment.

Myriam Renaud | 7/27/2015 | Summer 2015

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