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In Spirit and in Truth: Essays by Younger Ministers of the Unitarian Church

by De Normandie

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Published by G.H. Ellis .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23547468M
OCLC/WorldCa5123213

Biblical unitarianism encompasses the key doctrines of nontrinitarian Christians who affirm the Bible as their sole authority, and from it base their beliefs that God the Father is a singular being, the only one God, and that Jesus Christ is God’s son, but not divine. The term biblical Unitarianism is connected first with Robert Spears and Samuel Sharpe of the Christian Life magazine in the.   The founder of the original Unitarian church in Atlanta, George Leonard Chaney, established the Church of Our Father (later the United Liberal Church) in He was active in the cause for the education of freed slaves and helped start several African American universities, including the Atlanta University also opened the first free lending library for blacks and for white .

The movement became more than a curiosity in late eighteenth-century England, and in the New England of the young American republic. Suddenly, the basic Calvinist idea still lingering in New England of humanity's helpless dependence on God's grace was superseded by the transcendentalist doctrine of the God within each individual. # 1 Best Seller in Teen & Young Adult Epic senior minister of the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York City, present a summary of what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist today. In a new foreword and a new preface prepared for this edition, bestselling author Robert Fulghum, a Unitarian Universalist minister, and Denise Davidoff, a /5(77).

  If a church is more interested in protecting traditions, for example, than it is in creating a future, then it will most likely fail to attract young people. At least that's been my experience. Unitarianism: Where Did We Come From? By Rev. Ray Drennan Unitarian Church of Montreal Ma Unitarianism: where did we come from? What a question! There is a story of a young boy who asked his mother that same question, “Mum, where did I come from?” After a long and awkward explanation of the [ ].


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He was an important figure in eighteenth-century English and American Unitarianism, and had a major influence on his son's mater: University of Glasgow. Professional Ministry in Canada. Unitarian Universalist Ministers of Canada (UUMOC) is the Canadian professional association of UU ministers.

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Here are essays, prayers, chalice lightings, litanies, meditations and worship readings on each Principle-helping us reflect on their significance and the ways they call us to ethical action and deeper spirituality. abolitionists accepted actually Address American antislavery argued Association beginning Bellows Bellows's body Boston called Calvinist cause century Channing Channing's Christ Christian church Clarke clear committee common concern Concord congregation conservative convention criticism denomination Dewey Divinity doctrine early Education.

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Emerson moved in that direction, too, favoring a nonliteral reading of the Bible and a nondogmatic Christianity that emphasized the moral law and ongoing revelation. After some hesitation, Emerson was ordained to the Unitarian ministry and became pastor of Boston’s Second Church in Unity Church-Unitarian is a vibrant intergenerational congregation grounded in the history and heritage of liberal religion.

Our shared ministry enlists the whole church family in living out the values we Church-Unitarian honors the ambiguity and uncertainty in the search for greater truth, meaning, and equity.

First Unitarian Church of Victoria West Saanich Road • Victoria BC • V9E 2G1. Phone: [email protected] • Website contact: [email protected] In a spirit of gratitude and respect we acknowledge the traditional land of the WSÁNEĆ First Nations, on whose lands we gather.

This is a wonderful little book both as an Introduction/Overview to Unitarian Universalism and as a general work on non-creedal religion. Unitarians do not proselytize or evangelize and do not have any formal doctrine beyond seven basic principles (below)/5. Unitarian Universalism (UU) is a liberal religion characterized by a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning".

Unitarian Universalists assert no creed, but instead are unified by their shared search for spiritual growth, guided by a dynamic, "living tradition".Currently, these traditions are summarized by the Six Sources and Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism, documents Founder: Members of American Unitarian.

Unitarianism is a Christian theological movement named for its belief that the God in Christianity is one person, as opposed to the Trinity which in most other branches of Christianity defines God as one being in three persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Unitarian Christians, therefore, believe that Jesus was inspired by God in his moral teachings, and he is a savior, but he was not a deity or God.

Theodore Parker (Aug – ) was an American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church. A reformer and abolitionist, his words and popular quotations would later inspire speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, : AugLexington, Massachusetts.He was a Unitarian minister of St.

Saviour’s Gate Chapel, York, who denied the deity and atonement of Jesus Christ, the personality of the Holy Spirit, and the divine inspiration of Scripture.

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Our services are filled with art and life: people of all ages and faith perspectives, great music from our musicians, and reflections crafted with care by our ministers .