The Rev. William (Scotty) McLennan is a Unitarian Universalist minister, lawyer, and educator, currently teaching ethics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was the University Chaplain at Tufts for sixteen years and Dean for Religious Life at Stanford for fourteen years. (He is also the inspiration for cartoonist Gary Trudeau’s Doonesbury character, the Rev. Scot Sloan.) He is the author of Christ for Unitarian Universalists: A New Dialogue with Traditional Christianity (2016), Jesus Was a Liberal: Reclaiming Christianity for All (2009), and Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew up with Has Lost its Meaning (2000).
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By Scotty McLennan
Our life’s ultimate meaningScotty McLennan
‘Salvation’ isn’t a word Unitarian Universalists use much anymore.
Be open to resurrectionScotty McLennan
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.
Breath is lifeScotty McLennan
Defending abortion from a liberal Christian perspective.