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Be Spiritual – Episode 18

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It’s a privilege to have the Rev. Bruce Taylor as my guest. Bruce is a newly minted UU minister, ordained last November (2009). And just a few weeks ago, he was called by the congregation of First Parish Church in Billerica, Massachusetts, to be their minister. Bruce’s journey is a story of personal transformation. The […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 12

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If you want to understand the essence of Unitarian Universalism, spend a half-hour listening to this episode. You’ll hear voices from previous conversations, distilled to the core of our spirituality as a faith community. I find this episode quite moving and hope you, too, will find it meaningful. If you’re new to Unitarian Universalism and […]

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Noteworthy

I came across a couple of items this week that you may find interesting. Garrison Keillor wrote a column in Salon, Don’t Mess with Christmas, in which his subtitle reads It’s a Christian holiday, dammit, and it’s plain wrong to rewrite “Silent Night.” Unitarians, I’m talking to you! Keillor’s thoughts have prompted a bit of […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 6

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As noted in last weekend’s post, Episode 6 features an interview with Robert Wright, author of the book The Evolution of God. During our half-hour conversation, he outlined how human perceptions of God have evolved over the millennia, discussed the constructive role religion can play in modern society, and shared his own spiritual views. I […]

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In Production: Robert Wright and The Evolution of God

Yesterday, I had the privilege of interviewing Robert Wright, the author of The Evolution of God. His book chronicles human perceptions of God since the hunter-gatherer era and the role religion has played in the development of society. Perhaps more importantly, he raises the question of what role religion and belief should play in civilization. […]

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