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.
New for UU history buffs
Two new books offer resources, insight for Unitarian Universalist historians.
News brief: Boston’s Arlington Street Church earns grant for historic preservation
The Universalist Klansman
Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.
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.
In conventional women’s fiction, writer Olive Higgins Prouty created a bold new type of heroine.
There are Unitarian Universalist angles to four prominent movies this season.
Turning towards each other
A post-fire redesign of this San José, California, church feels like ‘getting a hug from the building.’
In-depth UU history of Maine
Peter Tufts Richardson’s Universalists & Unitarians of Maine offers an excellent resource for UU historians.
Former UUA Moderator Denny Davidoff dies
Denise T. Davidoff among Unitarian Universalist Association’s most active volunteer leaders, chairing board from 1993 to 2001 and serving in many roles over 50 years.
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.
Former UUA President Bob West dies at 88
The Rev. Robert Nelson West led the Unitarian Universalist Association through its most tumultuous period, 1969–1977.