The first sermon in the 11 part series, lives of the spirit.
Reflections on our 24 hours in Florence, Italy, with some itinerary recommendations.
A sermon reflecting on pilgrimage as a spiritual practice, inspired by a backpacking trip in the Gila National Wilderness.
My review of Marc Loustau's Hungarian Catholic intellectuals in contemporary Romania: reforming Apostles has just been published in Politics, Religion, and Ideology.
A sermon reflecting on the proposed changes to Article II of the Bylaws of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
as preached February 26, 2023 at Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church, Houston, Texas There is much in the ordinary life of a religious professional that more secular people find extraordinary. A friend recently reminded of this over dinner. A word about my friend, he is a well-known writer and war correspondent. Most of us would probably describe his life as extraordinary. He has reported from...
A list of the books I read in 2022.
A sermon on what is permanent and what is transient preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston.
as preached at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston, October 16, 2022 The Unitarian Universalist theologian Rebecca Parker has always been clear eyed about the purpose of our religious communion. In essay after essay, in book after book, writing alone or with a collaborator, she has told us that we gather in “hope for the recognition and realization of paradise on earth, rather than...
A sermon about the nature of the sacred and the secular offered during the Jewish High Holidays.