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The Unitarian ministry

The Unitarian ministry

In 1944, the author described his path to the Unitarian ministry—and protested discrimination against women in the ministry.

Jack Mendelsohn | 10/22/2012

Barack Obama’s Unitarian Universalist connection

Barack Obama’s Unitarian Universalist connection

Where to learn more about President Obama’s family history with Unitarian Universalism.

Christopher L. Walton | 10/8/2012 | Fall 2012

Obama’s religious roots

Obama’s religious roots

Despite his childhood exposure to Unitarian Universalism, Barack Obama found his religious home elsewhere, just as too many of our young people do.

Thandeka | 10/8/2012 | Fall 2012

We should be more countercultural

We should be more countercultural

UUs should experience tension between our religious values and those of the secular world.

Ana Levy-Lyons | 10/1/2012 | Fall 2012

Who really said that?

Who really said that?

Francis Dávid didn’t say, ‘We need not think alike to love alike.’ Does it matter?

Peter Hughes | 9/17/2012 | Fall 2012

A passion for reason

A passion for reason

Reason needs the energy of passion in order to inspire others.

Doug Muder | 9/17/2012

Seeing ourselves in 'The Hunger Games'

Seeing ourselves in 'The Hunger Games'

Dystopian novels have inspired Unitarian Universalists of all ages to think deeply about our society’s values.

Cynthia Landrum | 11/5/2012 | Fall 2012

Getting over dualism

Getting over dualism

Many UUs reject the separation of the spiritual and the material.

Myriam Renaud | 8/13/2012 | Summer 2012

Weighty lessons

Weighty lessons

It is time for us to rethink our attitudes about weight and health.

Ellen Brenner | 8/6/2012 | Summer 2012

May Sarton, 'our poet,' at 100

May Sarton, 'our poet,' at 100

May Sarton felt a strong affinity for Unitarians, who continue to revere her work.

Sonja L. Cohen | 5/21/2012 | Summer 2012

Forrest Church's spiritual odyssey

Forrest Church's spiritual odyssey

Biography reveals moving model for spiritual growth.

Kay Montgomery | 4/30/2012 | Spring 2012

How old are Unitarian Universalist congregations?

How old are Unitarian Universalist congregations?

Some date back to the 1600s, but 59 percent were founded in the last sixty years.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/30/2012 | Spring 2012

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