Ebenezer Scrooge’s conversion
Charles Dickens’s novels reflect the central ideas of nineteenth-century Unitarianism.
Was Thomas Jefferson really one of us?
What do we mean when we claim a historic figure as ‘one of us,’ anyway?
Kindergarten’s radical advocate
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody saw her educational work as part of a larger effot to reform human society.
There’s a shadow side to Emerson’s influence on Unitarian Universalism.
What do we see in the legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson, ‘the most recognized and revered figure in the Unitarian movement’? His 200th birthday makes this a good time to ask.
Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer
The brilliant astronomer who was also the first woman to receive tenure on Harvard’s faculty also taught Sunday school at her Unitarian church.
UUs lead as riot survivors receive payments in Tulsa
Estimates of those killed in the 1921 rampage range from 38 to 300.
A step toward racial reconciliation
A Cincinnati church reaches out to the family of W.H.G. Carter, a black Unitarian minister it rejected many years ago.
Master calligrapher Margaret Shepherd transforms ‘the words the church is made of’ into dazzling modern art.
UU publishing roots grow deep
UU World magazine descends from Unitarian and Universalist periodicals going back to 1819.
The UUA meets black power
BAC vs. BAWA, 1967–1971.
Storms facing West
Twenty-five years after Bob West navigated the denomination through the painful and divisive 1970s, he is regarded by many as the ‘unsung hero of the UUA.’