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August 17, 2017
#Charlottesville and Getting Real
I spent some time in the Czech Republic not long after the Wall fell. One...
June 01, 2017
An Improvisational People
True confession: I don’t know a chancel from a narthex. This can become a liability...
May 18, 2017
I’m an Atheist! Now What?
As I mentioned in my last blog post, unlike progressive traditions such as the United...
May 11, 2017
Could It Get Better? The Problem of Progressivism
I am writing this morning at a McDonalds in a small farm town near my...
May 04, 2017
The National Day of . . . Counter-Narratives #NationalDayofReason
Dominant narratives. They dominate. They tell a story that most people in a group want...
April 27, 2017
Ashes to Ashes, Humus to Humus, and Humility
Humility. Everyone knows it’s a virtue, since its opposite is . . . what? hubris?...
April 06, 2017
Hey, UU, Time For a Redo
Fear. Anxiety. It’s free-floating among those of a liberal bent these days. This week has...
April 04, 2017
In the Name of Love
There has been a lot to process in the Unitarian Universalist world over the past...
March 30, 2017
Assumptions are Imaginary But They’re not Social
In Notes of a Native Son, James Baldwin wrote, Society is held together by our...
March 23, 2017
An Antidote to Racial Theatre
Review of Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S....
March 16, 2017
An acquaintance (who is white) once related one of the nightmares of his life. He...
March 14, 2017
Shine on! Faithful living in a breakable world
I spend a lot my time and life energy organizing with the New Orleans community...
February 23, 2017
A Toolkit for Resisting Totalitarianism
For my money the philosopher Hannah Arendt offers the most profound analysis of the causes...
February 16, 2017
Working for Posterity
Sir Boyle Roche was an eighteenth century Irish politician known even today because of his...
February 09, 2017
The True Origin Story
February 12th is the 208th birthday of Charles Darwin. In celebration, I want to look...
February 02, 2017
Building Walls, Banning the Human
“Blame is a valuable antidote to helplessness.” Martha Nussbaum I spent last Monday morning in...
February 01, 2017
Circles of Concern: How to Talk Politics
The bad news is…well, there’s a hell of a lot of it. But the good...
January 05, 2017
Ay Caramba! Decolonizing the Mind
The darkness drops again but now I know That twenty centuries of stony...
December 15, 2016
Communities of Resilience and Resistance
As a young theology student, James Luther Adams watched the Nazi rise to power. For...
December 06, 2016
It has been over two decades now, but I still remember being assigned A Feminist...
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 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...
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 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 22, 2016
Ganesha, Nietzsche, Truth, Consequences
The story goes that Shiva—one of the chief manifestations of divinity in Hinduism—and his...
September 20, 2016
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