I know some Unitarians, and I know some other people who get itchy around the very presence of Unitarians. There is, I think, something inherently itchy about Unitarians, something of a looseness that unnerves people.
There are two aspects to that Unitarian looseness – one that’s easy and lazy, and the other that adopts a more conscientious flexibility with a purpose. Which aspect of that itchy looseness defines Unitarian Universalism? Both… and neither one, actually. That’s the matter that I discuss in today’s new Further Than Atheism article: