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November 24, 2016
At #Thanksgiving, A Wish for Freedoms
I lost one of my cousins this week. (As a hillbilly, I have lots of...
November 17, 2016
Help me think this through, people. On the one hand, there are folks—good, honorable folks—who...
November 14, 2016
You Are Not Wrong
You are not wrong if you are grieving. You are not wrong if you are...
November 10, 2016
A Republic If You Can Keep It
I’ve long been a member of PEN America, a writers group dedicated to freedom of...
November 03, 2016
Social Gospel 2.0: Public Theology and #StandingWithStandingRock
#MoralMonday, #MoralRevival, and #StandingWithStandingRock have ushered in a new day for public theology. Religions can...
October 27, 2016
Mulligan Stew, Truth, and Worldviews
In the early twentieth century the activist Rosa Luxemburg wrote, “The most revolutionary act is...
October 20, 2016
True confession: I understand Trump voters. I come from that place. We’re the same people...
October 18, 2016
Public Service Reminder
“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” - Annie...
October 13, 2016
One Hundred Years of Humanism
Humanism is a product of Unitarian thought. The first Humanist congregation was a Unitarian one,...
October 06, 2016
Theology is Words, Words Matter
When people first visit First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a very common first response to...
September 29, 2016
The War of Positions and Communities of Resistance
Antonio Gramsci was an early twentieth-century neo-Marxist who died in the 1930s as a result...
September 27, 2016
How Can You Say You Love Me?
The Rabbi Jeffrey Summit [of Tufts Hillel] tells a Hasidic story of the rabbi who...
September 20, 2016
Dear Friends, Happy Autumn! On day one of my summer break a dear friend recommended...
September 15, 2016
Humanism: Without God, Not Anti-God
The September 2016 Atlantic features an article about new Humanist communities titled “A Less Lonely...
September 08, 2016
Sharing in the Anthropocene
My ethics in terms of economics comes from the first of the Humanist Manifestos: “Humanists...
July 19, 2016
Law and Order: Donald Trump’s Fantasy
Donald Trump has promised us that he will be the candidate standing on the side...
July 14, 2016
Aesop and the Story After Dallas
One of Aesop’s Fables goes like this: Lion once went once hunting with Fox, Jackal,...
July 12, 2016
Black Lives Matter more than White Fear
Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter. In Louisiana In Minnesota In Texas Black Lives Matter....
July 08, 2016
A Mathematics of Loss
Mathematics There is no algebra for death. No life lost cancels out another. The idea...
June 30, 2016
Beyond the Congeries of Banks: Finding a Moral Center
After the September 1938 Munich Pact with which the European democracies ceded territory to Nazi...
June 28, 2016
You should start a meme, they said…
June 23, 2016
A Plea for a Philosophical Plank in Party Platforms
“The good life.” Lordy, lordy . . . I’m not hearing about it on CNN....
June 16, 2016
Swing Vote in the Bitter Election: Reflections on Orlando
The recent massacre in the gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida is unfortunately an example...
June 13, 2016
Profile of a Murderer
Don’t get me wrong. I am not generally a fan of profiling. I find it...
June 09, 2016
No Gods, No Masters, and the Humanist Way of Thinking
Humanism developed in late Medieval Christianity, but moved on. European humanism reached high points in...
May 18, 2016
Explicitly Black UU Healing Spaces: Spiritual Compassion Practice at GA 2016
[A note of gratitude and a heart full of appreciation to the Rev. Carlton Elliot...
May 12, 2016
Getting a Mission On
If I’ve learned anything from serving and visiting several congregations, it is that survival is...
April 12, 2016
A spiritual responsibility for a moral tomorrow
In case the not so subtle nuances and coded language around race and class that are...
April 05, 2016
Letter to the Editor
Louisiana is the most incarcerated place in the world. Let's truly sit with that for...
March 22, 2016
Holy Work in this Holy Week
As the Christian world grieves and celebrates the Passion of Christ during this Holy Week,...
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