Sunday, July 26, 2009

Be Spiritual - Episode 5

Our fifth episode features Tess George, a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua and former Executive Director of the Unitarian Universalist Action Network of New Hampshire.

Raised Catholic, Tess left the church after questioning the virgin birth of Jesus. She became Unitarian Universalist while in college, and her spiritual exploration subsequently led to Paganism.

Not believing in a personal god, Tess finds divinity in nature and her relationships. She has a strong commitment to social justice, in her words to “even the playing field.”

During our conversation, Tess spoke of her daughter taking the Our Whole Lives sexuality education course, which is part of the UU religious education program. You can read more about the curriculum here.

Listen using the above audio player or you may download the mp3 file here. You may also listen and subscribe to the podcast via iTunes.

We welcome your feedback, which you may leave by posting a comment or sending an e-mail to comments at bespiritual dot info.

Our theme music is Floating Souls by Ambrish, courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network. The chalice artwork was created by Inga Johannesen, of the UU Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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