By Richard Higgins
Henry David Thoreau, the original noneRichard Higgins
He wanted nothing to do with the Unitarian church that baptized him, but today’s Unitarian Universalism has embraced his revolutionary ecological, conscientious, and spiritually open approach.
Farewell, 25 Beacon Street?Richard Higgins
As the UUA looks for a more modern headquarters, Unitarian Universalists reflect on the symbolic meaning of its perch on Boston’s Beacon Hill.
Three in a thousandRichard Higgins
A new survey estimates that 0.3 percent of American adults identify as Unitarians. That’s not very many—but it’s a lot more than belong to our churches.
Unitarian minister's TV special celebrates 'American Creed'Richard HigginsHallmark Channel features Forrest Church's primer on America's founding ideals.
Emerson’s mirrorRichard Higgins
What do we see in the legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson, ‘the most recognized and revered figure in the Unitarian movement’? His 200th birthday makes this a good time to ask.
The wellspring of American nature writingRichard Higgins
Walden remains uncannily ‘addressed to our condition exactly,’ 150 years after its publication.