Speaker: Kirk Newport

Is Pastafarianism a Religion?

Pastafarianism, also known as the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, is a relatively recent “faux” religion that appears to mock many of the traditional characteristics of established religions.  But is it actually a “real” religion after all?  Is it a cult?  Is it a … read more.

Are You Talking to Me?

One of the great ironies of our times has to be the inverse relationship between our technical abilities to communicate with each other and our ability to communicate in any kind of meaningful, effective, or thoughtful manner.   How can we use our UU principles to … read more.

The Unusualness of the Usual

The title comes from an essay about the great 20th-century Russian novel “Doctor Zhivago.”  More specifically, it relates to the challenges placed on individual spirituality against the forces of political ideology and religious culture. 

The Two I’s of Buddhism

There are some important numbers to remember within the Buddhist traditions. For example, there are Four Noble Truths, an Eight-Fold Pathway, Three Poisons, and Three Jewels.  But there’s an additional number that can be useful to understand Buddhist beliefs. Here’s a hint. . . it’s in … read more.

A Religious Odyssey on … Netflix?

Mon Dieu!  The COVID-19 pandemic led to an unintended viewing of multiple documentaries, each centered around a different religious tradition.  What lessons can these stories bring to Unitarian Universalists?  Come in person or tune in on the Livestream to find out.

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