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We are people who put windows in doors

Spirit

We are people who put windows in doors

Putting holes in things that used to be solid is hard. Some days, there is broken glass everywhere. And not all of us are skilled with the metaphorical power tools.

Liz James | 2/19/2018

Faith for the unbeliever

Spirit

Faith for the unbeliever

More than an adherence to a belief system, faith is an orientation to life.

Daniel Chesney Kanter | 1/8/2018 | Winter 2017

Grateful for the dark

Ideas

Grateful for the dark

We need to be a faith that is talented at companioning ourselves and others in the mysterious, the unknown, the small hours of the night.

Laura Randall | 12/11/2017 | Winter 2017

Nature demands respect

Feature

Nature demands respect

We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’

Anthony Makar | 12/7/2017 | Winter 2017

How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?

Ideas

How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?

As national events chip away at my First-Principle practices, I have to wonder: What will be left?

Doug Muder | 9/4/2017

Divinity within each person

Spirit

Divinity within each person

Pagan and Earth-centered traditions in Unitarian Universalism.

Jerrie Kishpaugh Hildebrand, Shirley Ann Ranck | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

Sin is personal, not just systemic

Ideas

Sin is personal, not just systemic

Does the sin of white supremacy live in us or in the systems beyond us? 

Molly Housh Gordon | 8/9/2017 | Spring 2018

Covenant Task Force calls for creation of UU general conferences

General Assembly

Covenant Task Force calls for creation of UU general conferences

Group proposes recurring ecclesiastical conferences, reassessment of UUA organization to move toward effective covenantal relationships.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/22/2017

Moving beyond ‘whites only’ UU theology

Ideas

Moving beyond ‘whites only’ UU theology

Embracing theists is essential to the cultural and spiritual health of Unitarian Universalism.

DeReau K. Farrar | 6/19/2017

Essentials of Humanism

Ideas

Essentials of Humanism

What we are willing to say about the universe and our lives is based exclusively on our own shared experience and reason.

Kendyl R Gibbons | 2/20/2017 | Spring 2017

Humanism at 100

Looking back

Humanism at 100

Across a century of change, Humanism has continued to evolve.

Kris Willcox | 3/13/2017 | Spring 2017

Sanctuary and gospel

From the president

Sanctuary and gospel

As religious people we have two essential tasks: we must offer sanctuary and preach our gospel.

Peter Morales | 3/6/2017 | Spring 2017

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