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Salvation?

Five hundred years ago, it was Faustus Socinus, a Polish theologian widely considered to be the architect of modern liberal religion, who said that yes, Jesus saves, but not by virtue of his death. 2,490 more words

Sermons And Homilies

Embracing New Beginnings

 22 Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
    for his compassions never fail.  23 They are new every morning;
    great is thy faithfulness.   637 more words

Bible Scriptures

Mystery, Mystery, Love is a Mystery

Mary Oliver is a poet who is well known by Unitarian Universalists for her focus on nature: very often, on its quiet occurrences: industrious hummingbirds, motionless ponds, “lean owls / hunkering with their lamp-eyes.” But just recently, she has come out with a new collection of poems, entitled… 2,093 more words

Sermons And Homilies

Explorations into Mystery

This sermon is a dialogue between Rev. Rogers and Rev. Makar

Rev. Jonathan Rogers:

I beat Rev. Makar in a game of table tennis this week, so I get to go first…it only took me three tries! 3,048 more words

Sermons And Homilies

How Proust Can Change Your Life

It was Pride Sunday several weeks ago, and the parade was done. I was headed home. I caught MARTA and took it to Lindbergh Station, where I’d parked my car hours earlier. 2,877 more words

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Better Than Oprah?

Circle round for freedom
Circle round for peace
For all of us imprisoned
Circle for release…

This circle is something I missed terribly two years ago when I was on sabbatical. 2,803 more words

Sermons And Homilies