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Does humanism need to be new?

Does humanism need to be new?

A Harvard conference offers a 'new humanism,' but how does it differ from the old?

Doug Muder | 6/4/2007

America's first cemetery, Unitarian-style

America's first cemetery, Unitarian-style

Boston's 175-year-old Mount Auburn Cemetery reflects Unitarian views of death.

Kimberly French | 5/28/2007 | Spring 2007

Did James Luther Adams really predict 'Christian fascists'?

Did James Luther Adams really predict 'Christian fascists'?

Chris Hedges invokes UU theologian James Luther Adams in his new book, 'American Fascists,' but gets Adams only half-right.

George Kimmich Beach | 4/30/2007

Our interdependent weather forecast

Our interdependent weather forecast

What we do to the sky is destined eventually to rain down on us.

Laura Lee | 3/19/2007 | Spring 2007

Adoption's complications

Adoption's complications

Clear and honest writing about adopting a child.

Jane Greer | 2/5/2007 | Winter 2006

Stick your neck out for a meaningful life

Stick your neck out for a meaningful life

The most powerful, lasting meaning comes from ideals of service and working for the common good.

| 1/1/2007 | Winter 2006

Straight to Jesus

Straight to Jesus

Inside the Evangelical gay-conversion movement.

Doug Muder | 12/11/2006

Pilgrims' 400-year legacy alive in Plymouth

Pilgrims' 400-year legacy alive in Plymouth

The congregation established by the Pilgrims in 1620 belongs to the Unitarian Universalist Association today.

Kimberly French | 11/20/2006 | Winter 2006

Black inventor helped found Queens church

Black inventor helped found Queens church

Son of slaves invented key elements of lightbulb.

Kimberly French | 10/30/2006 | Fall 2006

Hungry for democracy

Hungry for democracy

Americans are reclaiming their political voices from the power of concentrated wealth.

Frances Moore Lappé | 10/9/2006 | Fall 2006

Does tolerance disarm religious liberals?

Does tolerance disarm religious liberals?

The author of 'The End of Faith' has good news and bad news for Unitarian Universalists.

Warren R. Ross | 9/4/2006 | Fall 2006

Secularism and tolerance after 9/11

Secularism and tolerance after 9/11

Isn’t religion supposed to be fading away?

Doug Muder | 9/4/2006 | Fall 2006

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