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John Murray's conversion to Universalism

John Murray's conversion to Universalism

How an 18th-century Calvinist embraced Universalism and became the first minister of a Universalist church in America.

Kimberly French | 6/29/2009 | Summer 2009

Peace Network rallied UUs against nukes

Peace Network rallied UUs against nukes

We didn't have to declare ourselves a traditional peace church to be strong advocates for peace and nuclear disarmament.

Stephen M Shick | 5/11/2009 | Spring 2009

Holding the center

Holding the center

Religious liberals reject the idea that a religion is a collection of beliefs that are either true or false.

Doug Muder | 4/27/2009 | Spring 2009

A religion for hard times

A religion for hard times

Faith is what’s left when you stop responding to radical uncertainty with panic and denial.

Doug Muder | 3/30/2009

Working together to create common security

Working together to create common security

Common Security Clubs can help us share each other's burdens in a time of economic crisis.

Chuck Collins | 2/23/2009 | Spring 2009

That elusive more

That elusive more

What do Unitarian Universalists need to go deeper?

Doug Muder | 1/12/2009

Reason for alarm

Reason for alarm

Books about reason in religion, environmentalism, and U.S. culture.

Edd Doerr | 1/5/2009 | Winter 2008

Women crafting a better world

Women crafting a better world

Transforming lives through global social entrepreneurship.

Christine Nielsen | 12/1/2008 | Winter 2008

Adlai Stevenson, the original egghead

Adlai Stevenson, the original egghead

The last Unitarian nominated for president of the United States.

Kimberly French | 11/3/2008 | Winter 2008

Ted Sorensen, JFK's Unitarian speechwriter

Ted Sorensen, JFK's Unitarian speechwriter

In Kennedy's inaugural address, he concludes saying, "With history the final judge of our deeds . . ." That's not what other churches would say. That's Unitarianism.

Jane Greer | 10/20/2008 | Winter 2008

Do you have just enough anxiety?

Do you have just enough anxiety?

Anxiety can be a major source of energy in our lives and our organizations.

Robert Rosen | 9/29/2008 | Fall 2008

Assembly of a lesser god

Assembly of a lesser god

Belief and worship are powerful tools for organizing thought and behavior. If others get control of those tools, they can make us dance like puppets. But if we’re careful, we can learn to pull our own strings.

Doug Muder | 9/22/2008

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