Ebenezer Scrooge’s conversion
Charles Dickens’s novels reflect the central ideas of nineteenth-century Unitarianism.
Kindergarten’s radical advocate
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody saw her educational work as part of a larger effot to reform human society.
Same-sex marriage comes to Massachusetts as deeper and broader trends make the rest of the country more tolerant, too.
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.
It came upon a Unitarian midnight clear
Edmund Hamilton Sears’s beloved carol longs for peace.
Master calligrapher Margaret Shepherd transforms ‘the words the church is made of’ into dazzling modern art.
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.’
Charles Dickens and the notion of evil
Although his true villains are never redeemed, Dickens' novels demonstrate that good wins in the end.
P.T. Barnum: The greatest faith on Earth
Circus promoter P.T. Barnum created ‘the greatest show on earth,’ but he was equally devoted to championing his religion, Universalism.