Speaker: Preston Luitweiler

Deception as a Hound of Hell

Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Deception as a Hound of Hell
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One of Howard Thurman’s most important books is Jesus and the Disinherited. He had proposed to publisher Abington-Cokesbury that a better title for this book would have been The Religion of Jesus and the Disinherited because the publisher’s title collapsed the distinction, crucial for Thurman’s … read more.

Returning to the Homelands

Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Returning to the Homelands
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Our Soul Matters theme for April is Awakening. Our UU Principles of respect for all people and for the natural world of which we are a part as well as the value we put on justice, truth and democracy should make us receptive to an … read more.

The Equinox and a Free and Responsible Search for Truth and Meaning

Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
The Equinox and a Free and Responsible Search for Truth and Meaning
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Growing up in New England and Pennsylvania, fall was always my favorite season:  harvest time; the wild colors of the leaves; the crisp air. It came around every year, just as the sun rose and set every day and the moon waxed and waned every … read more.

Thomas Paine’s Foundational Principle of Religion and Government: Justice

Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Thomas Paine UU Fellowship
Thomas Paine's Foundational Principle of Religion and Government: Justice
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On this Independence Day 2021, Gary Berton will enlighten us on Enlightenment icon (and our Fellowship’s namesake), Thomas Paine, whose writings inspired the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution. Paine’s first principles are few, but he held one, Justice, as a “foundational” principle because … read more.