Eating ethically
Eating connects us intimately with the 'interdependent web of all existence,' but most food is grown in environmentally unsustainable ways. Is there a Seventh Principle approach to food?
By Amy Hassinger in Ideas

Help for anxious parents
The world is a dangerous place, but many parents are at risk of overprotecting their children.
By Kimberly French in Life

The anxiety pro
Psychologist John Dacey's own struggle with anxiety inspired a career helping others.
By Kimberly French in Life

The heart of our faith
Gratitude should be the center of Unitarian Universalist theology.
By Galen Guengerich in Ideas


A mirror and a lens
My goal is to give you a magazine with a broad range of UU voices that truly conveys the dynamism of liberal religion today.
By Christopher L. Walton in From the editor

Let's rediscover our purpose
What's the purpose of our Association? Shouldn't it trip off the tongue?
By William G. Sinkford in Our calling

Letters, Spring 2007
Readers respond to the Winter 2006 issue.
By Jane Greer in Letters

Mailbox, Spring 2007
Thoughts on torture and human dignity.
By Jane Greer in Letters

Blogs on 'UU World'
Online responses to 'UU World.'
By Jane Greer in Letters

Our interdependent weather forecast
What we do to the sky is destined eventually to rain down on us.
By Laura Lee in Forum

Interfaith community groups leverage power
More than 100 Unitarian Universalist congregations participate in congregation-based community organizing.
By Donald E. Skinner in Congregational life

The church in the hill
Architect of Jacksonville, Fla., church wanted building to look like an extension of the land.
By Jane Greer in Spiritual landmarks

Great art and the gods
Five-year-olds ask theological questions in a fine art museum.
By Elaine Greensmith Jordan in Reflections

Don't fence me in
Narrative symbolism on large, colorful canvases.
By Joyce Garner in Reflections

Great Blue rising
A heron at sunrise.
By Barbara Lydecker Crane in Reflections

What membership means
People join a Unitarian Universalist congregation looking for a church that helps them be more loving.
By Alice Blair Wesley in Reflections

From fear to eternity
After losing a job, learning to walk backward down a 150-foot-cliff.
By Lyla D. Hamilton in Reflections

UUs protest more troops to Iraq
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Unitarian Universalists protest Iraq surge
UUA president criticizes Bush for troop increase.
By Donald E. Skinner in UU news

N.J. archdiocese evicts UU congregation
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UU congregation evicted by Catholic landlord
New Jersey diocese terminates lease because of gay rights speaker.
By Donald E. Skinner in UU news

Churches address global AIDS crisis
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Churches respond to global AIDS crisis
Unitarian Universalist congregations raise funds, lobby for international AIDS relief.
By Jane Greer in UU news

Vandals target two churches’ liberal symbols
Congregations respond with forgiveness, activism, and increased security.
By Donald E. Skinner in UU news

Miller leads staff group in transition
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Beth Miller leads department in transition
Unitarian Universalist Association's multifaceted ministry staff group broadens its mission.
By Jane Greer in UU news

Lavan sets up new scholarship
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Meadville Lombard announces new scholarship
Gift from Spencer and Susan Lavan to encourage academic excellence at Chicago seminary.
By Jane Greer in UU news

Seattle church honors minister with new fund
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Seattle UU church honors minister
New fund recommits church to social justice.
By Donald E. Skinner in UU news

UU martyr’s life lauded
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UU civil rights martyr posthumously honored
Viola Liuzzo inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.
By Jane Greer in UU news

Changes ahead for 2007 GA in Portland, Ore.
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Big changes announced for UUA's General Assembly
Denomination's annual meeting reschedules Sunday worship service, will reexamine Association's purposes.
By Donald E. Skinner in UU news

UUA, UCC ‘just friends,’ say leaders
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UUA, United Church of Christ 'just friends,' say leaders
Denominational presidents mark bicentennial of 'Unitarian controversy' with dialogue on shared past and future collaboration.
By Michelle Bates Deakin in UU news

Insurance plan adopted by UUA
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Board approves UUA insurance plan
Green building guidelines, revised GA schedule also approved at October meeting.
By Sonja L. Cohen in UU news

Anthropologist studies ‘ex-gay’ Evangelicals
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Straight to Jesus
Inside the Evangelical gay-conversion movement.
By Doug Muder

Books by UU authors, Spring 2007
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Leah Rubin-Cadrain in Books by UU authors

Awe, ethical eating, and parents' worries
Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions.
By Jane Greer in What in the World?

America's first cemetery, Unitarian-style
Boston's 175-year-old Mount Auburn Cemetery reflects Unitarian views of death.
By Kimberly French in Looking back

Online Extras

Slaves to energy
We depend on energy sources that threaten dramatic climate changes around the world. Can we change course? The author suggests that it may be possible with difficult and far-reaching changes.
By Jon Luomain Feature