I despair that Unitarian Universalism seems to have plunged into the same us-and-them-ness as our culture at large
Greed, mismanagement, and cronyism probably existed before the mutation that resulted in white skin.
As liberal religions seek more honest dialogue about race, they bury themselves deeper into racial and ethnic groupings.
Rev. Roger Fritts to use Litany of Gratitude to honor Rev. Peter Morales.
Mel Pine’s “Litany of Gratitude” was removed from the Worship Web.
Mel Pine’s rebuttal to the charges of white racism that are coming his way.
…where this left me was as a crusader not for Jews, or for African-Americans, or for any one group, but for whoever is being oppressed.
I apologize for the pain my post yesterday has awakened in so many. I hope they can believe me when I say that my objections to the charge to the interim presidents of the Unitarian Universalist Association would have been greater if it mandated the removal of all hiring goals before the new president takes…
I am in the position of no longer feeling that my religion, at least at the national level, is a safe place.
We don’t need to shave our heads, sit in the half-lotus position and wear robes to be appealing to more folks, but we do need to open up about our belief systems – the being as well as the doing – and we need to be more genuinely inclusive.