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Monday, November 7, 2005

Unitarian Universalism: preschool or grad school?

Great recent blog conversations: PeaceBang describes a graduate seminar in which a Baptist suggested that Unitarian Universalism offers training wheels for religious newbies. Jess Cullinan ponders non-theism and the language of reverence. Dan Harper says we're training ministers to serve an ungrowing religion. And, over in the LiveJournal Unitarian Universalist community, bossydude brings up a perennial question for UUs: How political should a congregation get? Good conversation in each place.

Meanwhile, John Cooley has released Version 2 of his excellent UU website aggregator — where you can follow pretty much everything UU that publishes an RSS feed — at

Copyright © 2005 by Philocrites | Posted 7 November 2005 at 8:25 AM

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Clyde Grubbs:

November 7, 2005 08:46 AM | Permalink for this comment

The link will correctly bring you to Jess, rather than John. It is a good reflection.


November 7, 2005 11:56 AM | Permalink for this comment

Lots o' folks get us mixed up - which is why we intentionally did not name our kids with J names! ;-)

Thanks for the link - I hope folks will weigh in.


November 7, 2005 11:58 AM | Permalink for this comment

Apparently I like the word "folks." ;-)

Clyde Grubbs:

November 7, 2005 03:23 PM | Permalink for this comment

I have struggled with critique of Dan Harper’s “One reason liberal religion is dying“ in my “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

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