William F. Schulz

Rev. William F. Schulz

The Rev. Dr. William F. Schulz is a senior fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and affiliate professor of preaching and public ethics at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. He previously served as president of the UU Service Committee (2010–2016), executive director of Amnesty International USA (1994–2006), and president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (1985–1993). His books include Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (Nation Books, 2003), Making the Manifesto: The Birth of Religious Humanism (Skinner House, 2002), and In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All (Beacon, 2001).

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By William F. Schulz

  • Hold on
    William F. Schulz
    Suffering and anxiety are usually just as finite and time-limited as high passion and unalloyed joy.
  • What torture has taught me
    William F. Schulz
    Twelve years at the helm of Amnesty International challenged and affirmed William F. Schulz’s Unitarian Universalism.
  • Human rights and the evil of terrorism
    William F. Schulz
    Terrorists commit vicious human rights crimes. But they also thrive on the crimes of others.
  • Our humanist legacy
    William F. Schulz
    Seventy years of religious humanism.
  • Coiled in every human heart
    William F. Schulz, Rosemary Bray McNatt, Marisol Caballero

    Unitarian Universalist ministers reflect on the nature of evil.