Skip to main content

History

Mount Auburn Cemetery, a Unitarian Universalist Valhalla

Spiritual landmarks

Mount Auburn Cemetery, a Unitarian Universalist Valhalla

Visit famous UUs at America’s first garden cemetery.

Stephen Anable 4/18/2016 Spring 2016

Book to note: ‘The Lively Place’

Book to note

Book to note: ‘The Lively Place’

A fascinating look at the history of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Sonja L. Cohen 2/22/2016 Spring 2016

Black History Month: A time to unlearn

Ideas

Black History Month: A time to unlearn

As a child I learned that we had, mostly, overcome. Clues to a deeper truth hid in plain sight.

Kenny Wiley 2/8/2016

Lydia Maria Child: More than a Thanksgiving song

Looking back

Lydia Maria Child: More than a Thanksgiving song

The Unitarian famous for writing ‘Over the River and Through the Wood’ was also an ardent anti-slavery activist.

Heather Beasley Doyle 11/23/2015 Winter 2015

Geneva: Sitting in history

Spiritual landmarks

Geneva: Sitting in history

An Illinois meetinghouse honors its past and looks to its future.

Sonja L. Cohen 11/1/2015 Winter 2015

Planet discoverer goes to Pluto and beyond

Ideas

Planet discoverer goes to Pluto and beyond

The ashes of Clyde Tombaugh are traveling the cosmos on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

Sonja L. Cohen 8/24/2015 Fall 2015

‘Come and join us’

Congregational life

‘Come and join us’

Enthusiastic and growing, a lay-led Colorado fellowship invites its first minister.

Michael Hart 10/5/2015 Fall 2015

GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion

General Assembly

GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion

Amanda Weatherspoon and Kenny Wiley situate contemporary Unitarian Universalism in relation to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Kenneth Sutton 6/26/2015

Read this: The racial history of swimming pools

Blog

Read this: The racial history of swimming pools

‘Everyone who was getting put on the ground was black, Mexican, Arabic,’ Brooks, who is white, said. ‘[The cop] didn’t even look at me. It was kind of like I was invisible.’

Kenny Wiley 6/8/2015

Book to note: ‘Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land’

Blog

Book to note: ‘Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land’

New biography of T.S. Eliot gives detailed portrait of the poet’s Unitarian childhood.

Christopher L. Walton 5/25/2015

Book to note: ‘A Home for Mr. Emerson’

Book to note

Book to note: ‘A Home for Mr. Emerson’

Visually compelling biography for young readers provides an accessible foundation in the notable Unitarian’s words and beliefs.

Sonja L. Cohen 5/14/2015 Summer 2015

Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist

Looking back

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

Pages