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The Fractured Story Of The Cracked Pot

One explanation is that, in spite of all their talk about accepting many sources of religious wisdom, Unitarian Universalists really are only comfortable dealing with Christian religious language. Another explanation is that the story of the Cracked Pot is not really an ancient folktale, but something more like an urban legend. […]

Unitarian Universalist Education Teaches Kids To Avoid Deep Thinking About Religion

The lesson encourages teachers to “mention” a well-known quote from the 21st chapter of the Book of Exodus without explaining what the rest of that chapter in the Book of Exodus teaches. […]

Jesus and Buddha Bully Out Diversity From Unitarian Universalist Association

The Buddha seems to be the Unitarian Universalist poster boy of religious diversity. Whenever the Unitarian Universalist Association wants to create the appearance of diversity in its ideas and practices, it brings up the Buddha. Still, the Buddha is relegated to the sidekick of the UU Jesus bully boy, mentioned less than a forth of the amount that Jesus comes up. […]

Unitarian Universalists, What’s The Difference Between Christianity And A World Religion?

Unitarian Universalism, while it claims to have no creed, has in fact settled into a bland version Christianity, with a little Judaism thrown in now and then, with little but assertions of acceptance for the rest of the human experience. Unitarian Universalist congregations are not only lacking in diversity, they’re lacking in energy. […]

Unitarian Universalists Othering Islam?

Placing Christianity and Judaism ahead in line of Islam – isn’t that an example of the kind of othering that I heard the Unitarian Universalists warning about this week? […]

Evangelical Environmentalists Don’t Add Up To Much

It’s secular groups, not religious ones, who are in the lead when it comes to the environmental movement. Of the small number of religious groups who have gotten involved, non-Christians are in the majority. The idea that some kind of progressive Christianity will play a major role in confronting the right wing agenda does not fit with the facts, in this case. […]

Evangelical Environmentalists Don't Add Up To Much

It’s secular groups, not religious ones, who are in the lead when it comes to the environmental movement. Of the small number of religious groups who have gotten involved, non-Christians are in the majority. The idea that some kind of progressive Christianity will play a major role in confronting the right wing agenda does not fit with the facts, in this case. […]

Unitarian Monkey Warning About Rick Warren On Marriage

Unitarian Universalists have included same-sex marriage within their religious rituals for years now. Why is Rick Warren using his political influence to try to get the government to interfere with the free exercise of this religious tradition? […]

Are Unitarians Further Than Atheism?

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? […]