Thursday, April 19, 2018

Issues of Racism in UU

UUs pride themselves in being liberal and progressive, but, being part of a larger society that still struggles with racism and misogyny, we are not immune to those problems. Here is a link to a story the Washington Post ran about a local controversy surrounding the forced resignation of Rev. Dr. Susan Newman Moore. The photo of Rev. Moore below is also linked to the story.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Ancient Egyptian Incantations Tell of Biblical Human Sacrifice?

Link is to a story about an old Coptic text. According to the text "[t]he papyrus also mentions terms and names often used by followers of Gnosticism, a religion that incorporated some of the beliefs of Christianity, Zellmann-Rohrer said." The text doesn't specify what "terms and names" it means but even some of the quoted text sounds a bit gnostic.

Ancient Egyptian Incantations Tell of Biblical Human Sacrifice

Monday, April 9, 2018

An Article on the Symbol of Unitarian-Universalism

In this article at Newsday, the Interim Minister the Rev. Ned Wight discusses the most common symbol of the Unitarian-Universalist religion: the flaming chalice.