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The Bridge of Confidence

The James Luther Adams Papers

The Unitarian Universalist Christian, Vol. 48, nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 1993

Part 18: The Bridge of Confidence

An Easter Address

One of the more vivid recollections of my youth concerns a long railway trestle which spanned a deep gorge near my boyhood home.…

The Crucifixion: A Good Friday Address by James Luther Adams

The James Luther Adams Papers

The Unitarian Universalist Christian, Vol. 48, nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 1993

Part 17: The Crucifixion

A Good Friday Address by James Luther Adams

“I cannot call him to mind,” said Pontius Pilate. The crucifixion of Jesus, apparently, was only a part of one uneventful day’s work for the Roman.…

Crosses: A Maundy Thursday Address

The James Luther Adams Papers

The Unitarian Universalist Christian, Vol. 48, nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 1993

Part 16: Crosses

A Maundy Thursday Address Preceding A Communion Service

D. H. Lawrence tells us that on a walking tour which he made through the Austrian Tyrol, he saw little crucifixes dotting the landscape in that part of the world.…

Celebrating Easter and Spring

Rev. Mark Harris and Carl Seaburg published this collection of hymns and readings in 2000 to help UUs celebrate the spring season and the Easter holiday. The collection is part of a larger series  of materials that helps Unitarian Universalists celebrate the seasons of the year and the seasons in a life.…

Scott, Jim

Biographical Introduction

Jim has long been active in the Unitarian Universalist Church, and has visited over 300 UU churches across the country leading services, presenting concerts, and offering workshops. Three of Jim’s songs are included in the new Unitarian Universalist Hymnbook, and Gather The Spirit, has become a favorite across the denomination.…

Jim Scott

Sears, Edmund Hamilton (1810-1876)

Known primarily for his authorship of the Christmas carol, “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear,” Sears was also a pacifist and Biblical critic. He was born in Sandisfield, Massachusetts  on April 6, 1810 into a farming family. As a boy he worked the farm, attended village schools, and also Westfield Academy.…

Edmund Hamilton Sears

We Speak of Life: Responsive and Unison Materials for Religious Services and Assembly Programs

We Speak of Life

We Sing of Life: Songs for Children, Young People, & Adults

We Sing of Life by harvardsquarelibrary

Introduction to We Sing of Life and We Speak of Life

We Sing of Life: Songs for Children, Young People, & Adults

Vincent Silliman, Editor  |   Irving Lowens, Music Editor  |  Edward A. Karr, Calligraphy

We Sing of Life and We Speak of Life are  two liturgical resources that were published in the 1950s as a joint project of the Unitarian and Ethical Culture traditions, with involvement from Beacon Press, Starr King Press, and the American Ethical Union.

The First Independent Thanksgiving of the Revolution – 1774

 

It would be the first American Thanksgiving proclamation issued for many years that didn’t end in “God Save the King,” this proclamation issued in 1774 just two hundred years ago. And it would set a pattern for all future American Thanksgiving proclamations.…

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