• Religion

A Chosen Faith

An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism
Author: John A. Buehrens,F. Forrester Church
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807016176
Category: Religion
Page: 221
View: 4687
Chosen Faith is a Beacon Press publication.

    • Religion

A Chosen Faith

An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism
Author: John Beuhrens,Forrest Church
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807097160
Category: Religion
Page: 256
View: 7365
For those contemplating religious choices, Unitarian Universalism offers an appealing alternative to religious denominations that stress theological creeds over individual conviction and belief. In this new edition of the classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism, which includes a revealing, entertaining foreword by best-selling author Robert Fulghum (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It), a new preface by UU moderator Denise Davidoff, and two new chapters by the authors, John Buehrens and Forrest Church explore the many sources of the living tradition of their chosen faith.

    • Religion

A chosen faith

an introduction to Unitarian Universalism
Author: John A. Buehrens,F. Forrester Church
Publisher: Beacon Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Religion
Page: 221
View: 3984
Presents the doctrines and beliefs of the Unitarian Univeralism

    • Religion

An Introduction to the Unitarian and Universalist Traditions


Author: Andrea Greenwood,Mark W. Harris
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139504533
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
View: 7283
How is a free faith expressed, organised and governed? How are diverse spiritualities and theologies made compatible? What might a religion based in reason and democracy offer today's world? This book will help the reader to understand the contemporary liberal religion of Unitarian Universalism in a historical and global context. Andrea Greenwood and Mark W. Harris challenge the view that the Unitarianism of New England is indigenous and the point from which the religion spread. Relationships between Polish radicals and the English Dissenters existed and the English radicals profoundly influenced the Unitarianism of the nascent United States. Greenwood and Harris also explore the US identity as Unitarian Universalist since a 1961 merger and its current relationship to international congregations, particularly in the context of twentieth-century expansion into Asia.

    • Religion

Universalists and Unitarians in America

A People's History
Author: John A. Buehrens
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 1558966137
Category: Religion
Page: 274
View: 9217

    • Religion

A House for Hope

The Promise of Progressive Religion for the Twenty-first Century
Author: John A. Buehrens,Rebecca Ann Parker
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807077380
Category: Religion
Page: 184
View: 1061
How the common hopes of religious progressives from many traditions can create a liberal religious renaissance For over a generation now, conservative religion has seemed to be dominant in America. But there are signs of a liberal religious renaissance. For it to flourish, laypeople need a sense of their theological heritage. A House for Hope lays out, in lively and engaging language, the theological house that religious liberalism has inherited- and suggests how this heritage will need to be spiritually and theologically transformed.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Unitarian Universalism Is a Really Long Name


Author: Jennifer Dant,Anne Carter
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 9781558965089
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 30
View: 9647
Introduces the Unitarian Universalist religion, describing the beliefs upon which it was founded, how its members worship, and how they serve their community.

    • Religion

Understanding The Bible

An Introduction for Skeptics, Seekers, and Religious Liberals
Author: John Beuhrens
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807010588
Category: Religion
Page: 224
View: 7048
A thoughtful, warm, and witty introduction Understanding the Bibleis designed to help empower skeptics, seekers, nonbelievers, and those of a liberal and progressive outlook to reclaim the Bible from literalists. In making accessible some of the best contemporary historical, literary, political, and feminist readings of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, it encourages all who would find in the biblical heritage an ally and not an enemy in the quest for a more just and humane world. Brief and to the point, it can easily be used to stimulate group discussions and personal reading of the biblical texts themselves, and is an excellent introduction to the Judeo-Christian tradition for those of other faiths. Understanding the Bible includes four preliminary chapters on the why, who, which, and how of biblical understanding, followed by eight brief thematic chapters covering the core of the Hebrew Bible and six covering the Christian scriptures, plus chronologies, maps, and helpful suggestions for further reading.

    • Liberalism (Religion)

Being Liberal in an Illiberal Age

Why I Am a Unitarian Universalist
Author: Jack Mendelsohn
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 9781558965058
Category: Liberalism (Religion)
Page: 198
View: 649

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Universalism 101

An Introduction for Leaders of Unitarian Universalist Congregations
Author: Richard Trudeau
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781439251430
Category: Religion
Page: 110
View: 6118
An introduction to Universalist theology, history, and culture for leaders of Unitarian Universalist congregations.

    • Religion

In the Middle of a Journey

Readings in Unitarian Universalist Faith Development
Author: Richard S. Gilbert
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 147598541X
Category: Religion
Page: 416
View: 3791
The role of religious education/faith development among Unitarian Universalists marks the uniqueness of this religious movement. Without dependence on dogma or creed, it is essential that a religious community be free to develop its own distinctive identity. The centrality of religious education was evident in the very beginnings of this liberal denomination. Rev. Richard Gilbert collects many of the most influential statements of religious education philosophy in the anthology In the Middle of a Journey. From William Ellery Channing’s eloquent “Sunday School Address” to the writings of stalwarts Sophia Lyon Fahs and Angus H. MacLean, these carefully selected essays trace the evolution of faith development from a Christian catechism to a broadly based faith-based quest for values, meanings and convictions. In an age that tends to belittle the past, it is refreshing to realize that if we are to chart where we are going, it is wise to know where we have been. The Unitarian Universalist movement has been in some interesting places, and eagerly seeks an adventurous future.

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Love & Death

My Journey through the Valley of the Shadow
Author: Forrest Church
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807097144
Category: Religion
Page: 160
View: 9960
On February 4, 2008, Forrest Church sent a letter to the members of his congregation, informing them that he had terminal cancer but promising to sum up his thoughts on the topics that had been so pervasive in his work-love and death. The goal of life, Church tells us, "is to live in such a way that our lives will prove worth dying for." This moving book is imbued with ideas and exemplars for achieving that goal.

    • Religion

The Cathedral of the World

A Universalist Theology
Author: Forrest Church
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807073245
Category: Religion
Page: 216
View: 3872
On September 24, 2009, Forrest Church succumbed to a three-year battle against esophageal cancer. As his final gift, the beloved minister and acclaimed author wrote one last book, leaving behind a clear statement of his universalist theology and liberal faith. The Cathedral of the World draws from the entire span of Church's life's work, recasting public addresses and adapted book chapters, articles, and several previously unpublished pieces into a single argument. Giving new voice to the power of liberal religion, Church invites all seekers to enter the Cathedral of the World, home to many windows but only one Light.

    • Religion

Christ for Unitarian Universalists

A New Dialogue with Traditional Christianity
Author: Scotty McLennan
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 1558967729
Category: Religion
Page: 276
View: 6222
McLennan addresses the concept of Jesus as historical figure and as the presents Christ. In doing so he explores the reality and meaning of the Christmas and Easter stories, the Trinity, Christ's divinity, miracles, salvation, religious pluralism and exclusivism, and more.

    • Religion

Our chosen faith

an introduction to Unitarian Universalism
Author: John A. Buehrens,F. Forrester Church
Publisher: Beacon Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Religion
Page: 195
View: 7393

    • Religion

The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide


Author: Peter Morales
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 1558965777
Category: Religion
Page: 92
View: 5585

    • Humanism

Humanist Voices in Unitarian Universalism


Author: Kendyl L. R. Gibbons,William Murry
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 1558967834
Category: Humanism
Page: 222
View: 4957
In this highly anticipated collection, Unitarian Universalist Humanists present their faith perspectives in 23 engaging and thought-provoking essays. The contributors, both lay and ordained, demonstrate why Humanism has been one of the bedrock theologies of Unitarian Universalism for the last hundred years. They reflect on what it means to be a religious Humanist today and how they see the movement evolving in the twenty-first century. They explore Humanist history, beliefs, approach to life, social justice, community, and religious education. Together, these voices proclaim a passionate affirmation of a rich and dynamic tradition within Unitarian Universalism.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Hi, I'm Adam

A Child's Book about Tourette Syndrome
Author: Adam Buehrens
Publisher: Hope Press
ISBN: 9781878267290
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 35
View: 3813
Adam Buehrens was 10 years old when he had Tourette syndrome. He wrote and illustrated this book because he wanted everyone to know how he and other children with Tourette syndrome are not crazy. If your child has been so diagnosed this book will help them realize they are not alone. Adam has written abut his frustrations, fears and embarrassments, as well as his successes. His message to other is, learn abut what you have, then teach others about Tourette syndrome.

    • Unitarian Universalists

Testimony

The Transformative Power of Unitarian Universalism
Author: Meg Riley
Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations
ISBN: 1558968067
Category: Unitarian Universalists
Page: N.A
View: 1042
A dynamic collection of personal stories from people whose lives have been dramatically changed by Unitarian Universalism. Some have returned from the brink of despair, others have found renewed purpose and discovered the saving power of community. Together these vignettes paint a portrait of the real, felt impact of Unitarian Universalism. Readers can find a new appreciation for the ways Unitarian Universalism makes a tangible difference in the lives of real people who are struggling.