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Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

How a man whose passions were religious freedom and the abolition of slavery came to be known as the father of American Christmas trees.

Kris Willcox | 12/23/2013 | Winter 2013

Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone

Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone

Engraved copper box will be unsealed at farewell celebration in February.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 12/16/2013 | Spring 2014

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Ordained in 1863, Brown was the first woman ordained with full denominational authority in America.

Laurie Carter Noble | 6/17/2013 | Summer 2013

A quiet revolutionary

A quiet revolutionary

Laura Matilda Towne devoted her life to a school for former slaves.

Annette Marquis, Nan White | 5/13/2013 | Spring 2013

UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations

UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations

Unitarian Universalist voice for human rights at the UN since 1962.

Allison Bennett | 11/5/2012 | Winter 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

Tucker rescues women’s voices from archives

Tucker rescues women’s voices from archives

‘I wanted to give a voice to all of this experience that has generally been disregarded.’

Kimberly French | 4/16/2012 | Spring 2012

Forty years of UU sexuality education

Forty years of UU sexuality education

Our congregations are recognized leaders in comprehensive sex ed, grounded in UU values.

Sarah Gibb Millspaugh | 1/2/2012 | Winter 2011

Robert Gould Shaw and his regiment of 'hope and glory'

Robert Gould Shaw and his regiment of 'hope and glory'

25-year-old Unitarian led the first regiment of free blacks in the Union Army.

Polly Peterson | 11/7/2011 | Fall 2011

Henry Bergh: 'The great meddler'

Henry Bergh: 'The great meddler'

The Unitarian who founded societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals and children.

John Gibb Millspaugh | 8/1/2011 | Summer 2011

Nordic strands of our living tradition

Nordic strands of our living tradition

The story of Icelandic, Norwegian, and Finnish Unitarians in North America.

Stefan Jonasson | 2/21/2011 | Spring 2011

Unitarian values underscore Gaskell's novels

Unitarian values underscore Gaskell's novels

English novelist Elizabeth Gaskell wrote about social issues and the role of women in society.

Kimberly French | 12/6/2010 | Winter 2010

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