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Beliefs & Principles

The power of we

From the president

The power of we

Mission and covenant are an antidote to individualism. They remind us of the repsonsibilities that come with an affirmation of interdependence.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Nothing we do will be perfect

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Nothing we do will be perfect

To work for justice, religious liberals should let perfectionism go.

Nancy McDonald Ladd | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

The ball that didn’t break us

Ideas

The ball that didn’t break us

What Unitarian Universalists can learn from the handling of the controversial Thomas Jefferson costume ball at the 1993 UUA General Assembly.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

New for UU history buffs

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New for UU history buffs

Two new books offer resources, insight for Unitarian Universalist historians.

Elaine McArdle, Sonja L. Cohen | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

News brief: Boston’s Arlington Street Church earns grant for historic preservation

UU Principles and Sources, now in more languages

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UU Principles and Sources, now in more languages

The Unitarian Universalist Association’s key affirmations have been translated into Spanish, French, Farsi, and Thai.

Sonja L. Cohen | 11/1/2018 | Winter 2018

UU World readers respond to Pew religious typology quiz

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UU World readers respond to Pew religious typology quiz

UU World editors invited readers to answer survey questions to compare themselves to a new Pew Research Center “religious typology” analysis.

Kenneth Sutton | 8/31/2018

The Universalist Klansman

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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

An astronomer’s big legacy in miniature

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An astronomer’s big legacy in miniature

LEGO set features Unitarian Universalist astronomer Nancy Grace Roman.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

Overseas connection

Life

Overseas connection

European Unitarian Universalists group helps expats and European fellowships find common ground.

Diane Daniel | 4/30/2018 | Spring 2018

Genre makeover

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Genre makeover

In conventional women’s fiction, writer Olive Higgins Prouty created a bold new type of heroine.

Kris Willcox | 4/9/2018 | Spring 2018

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