In Western culture, the Soul is often understood as a sort of “Ghost in the Machine,” a spiritual essence distinct from the material body. But the Soul is more than that, and the care and feeding of the spiritual self is an opportunity to experience a fuller life.
Toward the end of his life, Martin Luther King Jr. was pondering the direction of the civil rights movement. Black Lives Matter may be an expression of the movement he did not foresee.
Since the merger of the Unitarian and Universalist movements in 1961 there has some tension between the theological perspectives of the two denominations. How can we express the best of them both?
Many UUs have a problem with even the idea of leadership. But no organization can exist without leadership. What do leaders do?