Tag: race

The Business of Fear

None of us knows all the details of what happened in the killing of Trayvon Martin. The details, indeed, will never be known. I am certain that even George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Martin and who is the only surviving witness, does not remember. Memory is partial and usually self serving. Any …

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Beacon Press: Our Voice

I’m immensely proud of the work of our Beacon Press – Unitarian Universalism’s voice for good in the world. Over the years Beacon has published a stunning collection of books that have profoundly influenced our culture such as James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son and Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, and more recent …

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Hot Off the Press

One of the quiet things our Association does that is so very valuable is publishing terrific books. Today I would like to highlight a couple of terrific new books from Skinner House. The first is Social Action Heroes: Unitarian Universalists Who Are Changing the World by Michelle Bates Deakin, Senior Editor of UUWorld magazine. Here …

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