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The Universalist Klansman

Ideas

The Universalist Klansman

Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.

Colin Bossen | 8/13/2018 | Summer 2018

Becoming the religious people we want to be

From the president

Becoming the religious people we want to be

It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 6/4/2018 | Summer 2018

Film footnotes

Ideas

Film footnotes

There are Unitarian Universalist angles to four prominent movies this season.

Christopher L. Walton | 2/26/2018 | Spring 2018

The Edict of Torda, a landmark in religious freedom

Looking back

The Edict of Torda, a landmark in religious freedom

The 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda in 2018 marks a foundational moment for liberal religion.

Eric Cherry | 1/22/2018 | Winter 2017

The black hole in the white UU psyche

Feature

The black hole in the white UU psyche

What is the consequence of not knowing Unitarian Universalism’s black history? We have embraced a false narrative about who we are.

Mark Morrison-Reed | 10/2/2017 | Fall 2017

Jazz tribute to Ruby Bridges

Life

Jazz tribute to Ruby Bridges

UU composer Darrell Grant honors 6-year-old’s bravery with new suite.

Kenny Wiley | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

In the lineage of Montgomery

UU news

In the lineage of Montgomery

The Rev. Jesse Jackson preaches at Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Kathleen Rolenz | 8/30/2017 | Winter 2017

Roger Nash Baldwin, Unitarian co-founder of ACLU

Ideas

Roger Nash Baldwin, Unitarian co-founder of ACLU

Unitarian co-founder of the ACLU helped to define and defend civil liberties.

Kris Willcox | 7/3/2017 | Summer 2017

Humiliation and hostility: A riot lives on

Feature

Humiliation and hostility: A riot lives on

Racial justice activists, many of them Unitarian Universalists, work in Tulsa to overcome the painful legacy of a 1921 riot that killed up to 300 black people.

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 3/20/2017 | Spring 2017

Humanism at 100

Looking back

Humanism at 100

Across a century of change, Humanism has continued to evolve.

Kris Willcox | 3/13/2017 | Spring 2017

The dream of white innocence

Feature

The dream of white innocence

Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?

William G Sinkford | 11/28/2016 | Winter 2016

Nathaniel Currier, printmaker of the American mythos

Ideas

Nathaniel Currier, printmaker of the American mythos

Printmaker Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888) grew up Unitarian and later joined the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York.

Kris Willcox | 11/21/2016 | Winter 2016

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