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Review of The Hebrew Priestess

The Hebrew Priestess: Ancient and New Visions of Jewish Women’s Spiritual Leadership by Jill Hammer and Taya  Taya Shere (Ben Yehuda Press 2015), trade paperback, 330 pages. [The authors are co-founde

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Medusa Coils (Site / Info)

Books anthropology archeology Goddess traditions Jewish feminism

Be very afraid

Outfit named "Secure Freedom" (using ConservativeHQ's email list, as "one of our advertisers") really really really wants me to Take the Survey on Sharia Law in the United States and to scare the beje

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fortboise.org (Site / Info)

Captain Standish—The Pilgrim Who Never Was

The popular image of the Captain comes from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Courtship of Miles Standish.  In this 19th Century illustration of the narrative poem the disappointed suitor/soldier obser

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Augustus Sol Invictus and the Libertarian Party of Florida

[We cover the top national stories and local news that affect and challenge our collective communities. We explore these stories from a unique perspective that you won’t find anywhere else. If you lik

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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How To Save The World

I know that a part of the appeal of Buddhism for some Westerners is that it looks like a mystical escape from the realities of the workaday world. I know that Buddhist compassion, just like Christian

4 hours ago

The Liberal Pulpit (Site / Info)

UU Buddhism

What if membership was a spectrum?

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Growing Unitarian Universalism (Site / Info)

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Black Lives Matter … Too

I admit I’ve been on my own journey with Black Lives Matter as a slogan. Initially I thought we should be celebrating all lives matter since that is our first principle celebrating everyone’s inherent

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Rev. Sam Trumbore (Site / Info)

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submitted by Meg Glenn-Albiez A chance to find out what Big History is all about! Big History has eight thresholds. We will study the first thee thresholds in the unit “The Universe.” The thresholds a

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)


Xenophanes on the Appearance of the Divine

Xenophanes, a Greek thinker (fl. 540 BCE), is quoted by later writers as having said the following about the divine: If cattle or lions had hands, so as to paint with their hands and produce works of

7 hours ago

Nature’s Path (Site / Info)


Live from Abundance

“Live from abundance; Utilize with economy; Share in advance.” ―Geoffrey M. Gluckman How does practicing economy help you experience abundance? The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spi

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)


October 6–

This past Sunday we celebrated St. Francis of Assisi who was an Italian Catholic friar most associated as the Saint of the Animals and the Earth. He is believed to have been able to communicate with o

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Words of Wisdom? (Site / Info)

loss UU 7th Principle

Oooo, Shiny!

“Oooo, shiny!” we say of those things that distract us from the task at hand. The world is so full of things that are trivial, but attractive—messages on Facebook, videos on YouTube, leftovers in the

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Daily Compass (Site / Info)



Many years ago, before I became a craftsman, I read A. S. Neil's book Summerhill, about a small independent school in the UK.  I did not know at the time, that I would later teach woodworking in a sch

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Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Dan Berggren

Dan Berggren is a tradition-based songsmith who writes with honesty, humor and a strong sense of place. His concerts are engaging as he invites audiences to join in on songs that explore the lives of

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Quest for Meaning (Site / Info)


The Spiritual Legacy of John J. McNeill

By Mary E. Hunt Beacon Press author John J. McNeill died at the age of ninety on September 22, 2015 in Florida after a full and world-shaping life. He leaves literally thousands of survivors, people l

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Beacon Broadside (Site / Info)

Religion Queer Perspectives John J. McNeill The Church and the Homosexual


submitted by by Sandy Burkes-Campbell When I took over the UUFP presidency from Alan Sheeler in July I began to worry about our roof.  As a member of the planning committee I was aware of the problem,

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UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)


Yom Kippur -- A Turning Point

Reflections from Bev Becker, member, Jewish Heritage Group, DuPage UU Church What is Yom Kippur? Yom Kippur is the most solemn and sacred day of the Jewish New Year. Sometimes referred to as "The Days

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The Human Spirit (Site / Info)

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I Will Fight No More Forever

Thunder Rolling Down the Valley--Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce. On October 5, 1877 Hinmuuttu-yalatlat —Thunder Rolling Down the Valley—surrendered the battered and exhausted survivors of his Willowa b

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Pagan Community Notes: Madison Area PPD, Isobel Arthen, Texas Local Council and more!

[Pagan Community Notes is a weekly feature that highlights short stories and notes originating from within and affecting our collective communities. If you like reading this dedicated news every Monda

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The Wild Hunt | A modern Pagan perspective. (Site / Info)

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