Topic: Unitarian Universalism

Of Civics and Civility

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As we reflect on another year of our country’s existence, what can we truly do to honor and celebrate the best of America’s principles? I suggest that this cannot simply be another year, where we mark the passing of time, with fireworks and … read more.

Our Christian Wounds

Today’s Unitarian Universalist congregations, our own included, include both people who identify as Christian and people who have fled from Christian institutions that harmed them emotionally, spiritually, and physically. How do we worship together, celebrating our own and our shared spiritual journeys, when the very … read more.

Our Christian Womb

Institutionally, Unitarian Universalism emerged directly out of the trinitarian, staunchly Calvinist churches founded by the Pilgrims and Puritans.  By the early 1800s, the more orthodox churches refused to exchange pulpits with the more liberal ministers, accusing them of the heresy of unitarianism.  In 1819, William … read more.

UUism as a Spiritual Anchor

Unitarian Universalism welcomes the exploration of other faith traditions.  Many of us are attracted to the depth of other traditions grounded in millennia of accumulated wisdom.  How can we transform Unitarian Universalism from being a container of these explorations towards offering its own spiritual depth? … read more.