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Panel on Environmental Relationships, Environmental Readings

The second Wednesday morning session of the Sacred Texts Human Contexts conference, titled “Environmental Relationships, Environmental Readings” at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25 included presentations

10 hours ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

Theology Ecojustice

DON’T BE A JERK A Review of Brad Warner’s Paraphrase & Commentary of Eihei Dogen

DON’T BE A JERKAnd Other Practical Advice from Dogen, Japan’s Greatest Zen Master Brad Warner New world Library, Novato, 2016 Don’t Be a Jerk has been sitting at my bedside for a couple of months, and

20 hours ago

Monkey Mind (Site / Info)

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Oh, Peugeot of Many Names: on authentically using the term “god”

It Is What It Is Despite what many conventionally religious people appear to think, humanism does not exist to annoy the pious. As a matter of fact, some humanists are pious—in both the positive AND n

22 hours ago

UU Collective (Site / Info)

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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

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day 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

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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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 days ago

Yet Another Unitarian Universalist (Site / Info)

social justice youth ministry

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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 days ago

RevWho (Site / Info)

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