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Mahatma Gandhi: An American Portrait

In 2007, Community Church in New York City celebrated the centennial of John Haynes Holmes’ arrival in New York to serve The Church of the Messiah (the Community Church’s original name since 1839). That year-long series of special worship services, guest speakers, forums, and other events recognized Holmes’ special relationship with Mohandas Gandhi, which was one among many of his contributions as a minister, spiritual leader, and prophetic activist.


Notable in UU History

Transcendentalism and Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Living Legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson “Mind is the only reality. The real person is ... Read More
Lidian Emerson with their second son, Edward, who became a writer and editor like his father. Courtesy of the Concord Free Public Library.

Emerson’s Second Marriage and Family

The Living Legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson In 1834, Emerson’s travels on the lecture circuit took ... Read More
Judith Sargent Murray

John and Judith Sargent Murray

by Bonnie Hurd Smith, author of From Gloucester to Philadelphia in 1790: Observations, anecdotes, and thoughts ... Read More
Gerald Lesser

Gerald Lesser

Gerald S. Lesser is a Harvard professor emeritus of Educational and Developmental Psychology, and served as ... Read More