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Universalist Register 1912: Dining with the Universalists

The 1912 copy of the Universalist Register I wrote about had illustrations and advertising in the back. Such fun. One of the images was of one of the locations of the Universalist Publishing House,... [read more]

Boy in the Bands

Boy in the Bands

Selected parts from “Universalist Momement in America” available gratis

Ann Lee Bressler’s The Universalist Movement in America is an important resource in understanding Universalist history — and it’s incredibly expensive. A hard copy is now $90. (I ... [read more]

Boy in the Bands

Boy in the Bands

Brooks: We do not belong to ourselves

Another passage from Elbridge Gerry Brooks’s Our New Departure, pages 74 and 75. Although the language sounds like ransom theory, this is an exposition of the moral influence view of atonement (a... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

My sympathy

Last night, the Unitarian Universalist ministerial college openly lamented the death of Unitarian Universalist minister Jennifer Slade, who died on Tuesday and who was discovered Thursday. I want t... [read more]

Boy in the Bands

Boy in the Bands

Universalist Register 1912

There are many years of the Universalist Register, the denominational directory, on either side of the turn of the twentieth century available from Google Books. But there’s a catch. The most... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

You do subscribe to the Universalist Herald, right?

Ah, I let my subscription to the Universalist Herald, “The Oldest Continuously Published Liberal Religious Periodical in North America” lapse, but I corrected that before General Assemb... [read more]

Boy in the Bands

Boy in the Bands

Morning and evening prayer for myself

For the last week or so I’ve been praying an abridged version of Universalist morning and evening prayer (evening prayer, rather than the morning prayer and vespers PDF I posted) at home. Abr... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

In our worship, a week becomes a month becomes a year

When we look at the norms of Christian worship, there is a standard of time, however frequently it’s broken. (Non-Christian Unitarian Universalists note this, too, considering where we get ou... [read more]

Boy in the Bands

Boy in the Bands

Hurrian Hymn No. 6

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I’ll blame Putin