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Can spirituality help at work?

Can spirituality help at work?

In bookstores, spirituality is packaged as if it's a pep pill for overworked managers.

Stephanie Anagnoson | 9/1/2008 | Fall 2008

The avatar's advantage

The avatar's advantage

Cast your goals in mythic terms to make a lasting difference.

Tad Waddington | 7/28/2008 | Summer 2008

The self-reliant and the social reformers

The self-reliant and the social reformers

Transcendentalists were divided into several camps, just like their Unitarian Universalist heirs.

Jeff Wilson | 6/23/2008 | Summer 2008

Our congregationalist heritage

Our congregationalist heritage

Unitarian Universalists have held fast to one aspect of their Puritan roots: congregational polity.

| 5/12/2008 | Summer 2008

Why I'm sticking with classics

Why I'm sticking with classics

My reasons for reading Hawthorne, Melville, and Dante are hardly noble.

W. Frederick Wooden | 4/7/2008 | Spring 2008

Unfinished with Christianity

Unfinished with Christianity

Most Unitarian Universalists live in some kind of tension with Christianity. I wish we talked about this more.

Doug Muder | 3/24/2008

Adapting to children's needs for 200 years

Adapting to children's needs for 200 years

How Unitarian and Universalist religious education evolved over two centuries.

Kimberly French | 3/10/2008 | Spring 2008

Was your town a sundown town?

Was your town a sundown town?

How to find out if your community intentionally excluded African Americans.

James Loewen | 2/18/2008 | Spring 2008

The War on Drugs’ war on families

The War on Drugs’ war on families

A documentary film shows the tragic consequences of mandatory minimum sentences.

Melissa Mummert | 1/28/2008 | Winter 2007

Forgotten story of America's whites-only towns

Forgotten story of America's whites-only towns

James Loewen documents the rise of 'sundown towns' and their enduring legacy.

Dan Carter | 1/21/2008 | Winter 2007

'Twilight Zone' writer challenged prejudice

'Twilight Zone' writer challenged prejudice

Rod Serling, a Unitarian, confronted prejudice with innovative television scripts.

Kimberly French | 11/12/2007 | Winter 2007

Quillen Shinn, Universalist circuit rider

Quillen Shinn, Universalist circuit rider

Our Universalist forebears ranged far and wide.

Kimberly French | 10/15/2007 | Fall 2007

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