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Climate Change: Changing the Way we Think

“We are nature; nature is us. We are NOT the exception to nature.” Rev. Gordon Stewart looks at basic religious assumptions of Western culture and the need to reinterpret the stories that got us here. 33 more words

The Complaint Department is Open (for a Limited Time): Lessons from Job of the Bible (sermon)

preached today at Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, MA

Reading One: Excerpts from Messengers of God by Elie Wiesel, chapter on Job

Once upon a time…When? 2,535 more words

Unitarian Universalism

Holocaust Con Is On Again

By Brother Nathanael Kapner
April 6, 2014


AS EASTER APPROACHES, when Christians reflect on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Holocaust Hoax will be in our faces once again. 424 more words

Luciferian Organised Evil

The Power of the Story

Today I am concluding my series of blogs about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in honor of the anniversary of his death, April 4th. I have been exploring what his life can teach us about the experience of the Divine Mystery. 638 more words

Spirituality

Elie Wiesel, Millennium Lecture, April 12, 1999

“What is indifference? Etymologically, the word means, “no difference.” A strange and unnatural state in which the lines blur between light and darkness, dusk and dawn, crime and punishment, cruelty and compassion, good and evil. 515 more words

Speech

Blindness

Why did no one fight back?

If over six million Jews were killed by the Nazis between 1939 and 1945 – over a million of them in Auschwitz concentration camp itself – surely some of these Jews could have formed resistance groups and risen up against the Nazis? 363 more words

Social Culture

Elie Wiesel and the Question of Palestine

This essay was first published in Tikkun, November-December 2002.

In his 1986 Nobel lecture, Elie Wiesel spoke with characteristic gravity on any attempt to reckon with the Holocaust: “There are no theological answers, there are no psychological answers, there are no literary answers, there are no philosophical answers, there are no religious answers. 4,960 more words

Palestine