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Environmental ethics panel

Presenters at the Environmental Ethics session of the Sacred Texts Human Contexts conference at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, were Lyndsey Graves, recent graduate of Boston University School of Theolog

15 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Theology

Assembled Here

This sermon, delivered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula on May 22nd 2016, was rather unusual.  The service began without hymn books, without a chalice, and without myself or o

17 hours ago

Life's Too Short To Sing The Melody (Site / Info)

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When Worlds Collide: A Meditation on Religion and After Religion as we Know It

It was 1977. Actually, it was this day in 1977. The Chinese government officially lifted a long standing ban on owning or reading or, well, performing William Shakespeare’s plays and other writings. A

19 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A letter in the Guardian to Jesse Hughes from a fellow Bataclan survivor Ismael El Iraki

The Bataclan Theatre (source) Two weeks after the horrific attacks in Paris on 13th November 2015 I wrote a piece called "In praise of the Eagles of Death Metal and in respectful and grateful memory o

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Sometimes We Just Have Fun

There are times when our youth group is busy pursuing a more just world, or going deep with ideas and spirituality, or seeking to be of use to others in the world. And then there are times when we jus

1 day ago

The Children's Chalice (Site / Info)

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The word properly required only for this sentence, not for the next or the next and not the Word of the Lord, nor of any of the Philosophical Fathers

Geneva Bible Circumstances mean that I currently find myself in situations in which two different groups of people with whom I need to engage are convinced they have, not only the Truth, but the last

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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A DiEM 25 (Democracy in Europe Movement) group has started in Cambridge

As regular readers of this blog will know, in February I became a member of DiEM25, the Democracy in Europe Movement an initiative started by, amongst others, Yanis Varoufakis. As a recent post of min

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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A ride over to Lidgate Castle

A meadow on the way out of Cambridge Yesterday I took a longish spin on the Copenhagen-Pedersen out into Suffolk to visit the site of Lidgate Castle which was built c. 1143. As you'll see in the follo

1 day ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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Like A Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan Turns Seventy-Five

Robert Allen Zimmerman was born on this day in 1941. Bob Dylan provided a great deal of the background music of my youth. And, somehow over the years he just kept rolling along with one reinvention af

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Catherine Keller on “Ecologies of Diversity”

Catherine Keller, author of From a Broken Web, was the keynote speaker at the opening session of the 2016 Sacred Texts and Human Contexts conference at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York. This year

2 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Ecojustice

RE NEWS

RE NEWS by Joanne Dingus This year we have two students graduating from high school who will be bridging on June 5th. They will do a bridging workshop to help prepare them for this important transitio

2 days ago

UU Fellowship of the Peninsula (Site / Info)

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A Feast for the Astronomers

You have to love the Episcopalians. They have marked out today as a Feast for Nicolaus Copernicus & Johannes Kepler. The Collect for the day begins, “As the heavens declare your glory, O God, and the

2 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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New models of youth ministry

The old model of youth ministry — inward-focused intensive overnight experiences like cons or rallies, plus weekly youth groups focused on community-building — still serves a significant minority of y

2 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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Resurrection

This is not an abandoned blog. This is, however, a blog whose writer is deeply absorbed in things that are happening in the part of the world that is not the internet. A general update: This is the fi

2 days ago

The Sand Hill Diary (Site / Info)

Reflections

The Not So Monstrous Money Monster

When Jan & I went to see Money Monster, I was thrilled. I enjoyed the trailers, and am such a big fan of George Clooney and Julia Roberts, who together with Jack O’Connell star in the film. I was abou

3 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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A New Party !

They're talking about a new party again ! Some of the disappointed Sanders voters are going to start a new party ! Feel the excitement ! There has not been a successful new party start up in the Unite

3 days ago

thelivelytradition (Site / Info)

Sermon: What UU’s Can Learn From Catholicism

This sermon was preached at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Huntington on 5/22/16. It looks at the points of connection and difference between our UU Faith and the Catholic church with an eye

3 days ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

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It was on This Day that the Unitarian Hindu Reformer Rammohan Roy was Born

Ram Mohan Roy (also spelled Rammohan Roy) was born in Radhanagar, Bengal, on this day in 1772. A towering intellect, seeker of justice, and religious reformer, Roy deserves to be more widely known out

3 days ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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“Down to the Valley To Pray”

The first known publication of “Down to the Valley To Pray” was in 1867, under the title “The Good Old Way,” in the book Slave Songs of the United States, ed. William F. Allen, Lucy M. White, and Char

4 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

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The Confraternity of the Faithless

When I think of religion at all, I feel as if I would like to found an order for those who cannot believe: the Confraternity of the Faithless, one might call it, where on an altar, on which no taper b

4 days ago

CAUTE — An archeology of morning (Site / Info)

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