A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

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Beacon Press, 1998 - Religion - 221 pages
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For those contemplating religious choices, Unitarian Universalism offers an appealing alternative to religious denominations that stress theological creeds over individual conviction and belief. In this new edition of the classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism, which includes a revealing, entertaining foreword by best-selling author Robert Fulghum (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It), a new preface by UU moderator Denise Davidoff, and two new chapters by the authors, John Buehrens and Forrest Church explore the many sources of the living tradition of their chosen faith.
  

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Great intro to UU, many inspiring quotes. - Goodreads
Very good intro to UU philosophy. - Goodreads
This is a great introduction to Unitarian Universalism. - Goodreads
I will go back to it again and again for reference. - Goodreads

Review: A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

User Review  - Kate E - Goodreads

I would probably prefer to give this book 3.5 stars. This book is written by two main authors - John Buerhens and Forrest Church. I strongly preferred the opinions of Church to Buerhens. Buerhens is ... Read full review

Review: A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

User Review  - Max Potthoff - Goodreads

Interesting to read an introduction to the faith that I grew up with. I was a little uncomfortable with the exceptionalism implied in the title, and which also characterized the tone of a few of the ... Read full review

Contents

PART 2
39
PART 3
71
The Cathedral of the World
81
PART 4
117
PART 5
137
Beyond Idolatry
155
For the Beauty of the Earth
185
A Brief Chronology of Unitarian Universalist
213
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About the author (1998)

John A. Buehrens was President of the Unitarian Universalist Association. He served for twenty years as a parish minister in Knoxville, Dallas, and New York City. Forrest Church, minister of the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York, is the author of many books, most recently God and Other Famous Liberals and Life Lines.

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