1. Unitarian theology in 1964

interim report of the Theology Section.
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The Unitarian scholar Servetus, who wrote On the Errors of the Trinity, was burned in effigy by the Catholics and then burned in fact by Calvin, with a copy of his book strapped to his thigh. It is said that if he had been willing to change just one word of his book — to change “Jesus is a son of God” to “Jesus is the son of God Author: Ted Resnikoff.

Session 1 Doing Theology-A Liberal Religious Model Session 2 Your Religious Odyssey-Autobiography with a Spiritual Twist Session 3 Varieties of Liberal Religious Experience-Unitarian Universalists and the Burning Bush Session 4 Human Nature-Some Self-Understanding Session 5 Ultimate Reality-Creating an Honest God Session 6 History-An Honest.

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The Unitarian scholar Servetus, who wrote On the Errors of the Trinity, was burned in effigy by the Catholics and then burned in fact by Calvin, with a copy of his book strapped to his thigh. It is said that if he had been willing to change just one word of his book -- to change "Jesus is a son of God" to "Jesus is the son of God" -- he could Author: Marilyn Sewell.

Grigg is a member of the Unitarian Society of New Haven. He has written various articles and books on radical religious thought, including When God Becomes Goddess (Continuum, ).

Galen Guengerich The ear of a raindrop: Twelve Sermons (All Souls Church, ) Called one of the most important contemporary UU theologians by religion. Unitarian Universalism (UU) is a liberal religion characterized by a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning".

Unitarian Universalists assert no creed, but instead are unified by their shared search for spiritual growth, guided by a dynamic, "living tradition".Currently, these traditions are summarized by the Six Sources and Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism, documents.

I have told stories and read poetry from the Bible throughout the twenty-one years of my Unitarian Universalist ministry. Yet the Bible remains for me but one rich source among many human records that speak to us of the joys and challenges of being alive.

– Rev. Donna Morrison-Reed. Explore. From UUA Blogs: UUs, Religious Education, and the Bible. Unitarian Universalists use many biblical concepts and terms but with non-biblical meanings.

Unitarianism is not Christian. There is a group known as the Unitarian Universalist Association. This denomination which was formed in in the United States when the American Unitarian Association and the Universalist Church of America merged.

Historical books of Old Testament; Poetic books of Old Testament Unitarian and Universalist churches; Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) Other & comparative religions: Other & comparative religions; Comparative religion ; Religious mythology, social theology, interreligious relations and attitudes;   This is a wonderful little book both as an Introduction/Overview to Unitarian Universalism and as a general work on non-creedal religion.

Unitarians do not proselytize or evangelize and do not have any formal doctrine beyond seven basic principles (below)/5(). A panel of top scholars presents the first comprehensive collection of primary sources from Unitarian Universalist history.

This, the second of the two-volume set, covers the history of Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism from to the present, including a wealth of sources from the first fifty-five years of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Unitarianism (from Latin unitas "unity, oneness", from unus "one") is a Christian theological movement named for its belief that the God in Christianity is one person, as opposed to the Trinity (tri- from Latin tres "three"), which in most other branches of Christianity defines God as one being in three persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Unitarian Christians, therefore, believe that. Unitarian Theology II. Papers given at the Unitarian Theology Conference, Mill Hill Chapel, Leeds October Edited by David Steers.

(Faith and Freedom, ). ISSN X. Reviewed by Bob Janis-Dillon who gives a close examination of the supplement which accompanied the Number of Faith and Freedom. Other books reviewed are. Trinitarianism is the theological belief in Christianity that God is a Trinity.

The Trinity is the teaching that there is only one God in all existence and that God exists in three distinct, simultaneous, co-eternal, co-powerful persons known as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. English Unitarianism. John Biddle (–62), an English Socinian, whose knowledge of the Greek text of the New Testament convinced him that the doctrine of the Trinity was not of scriptural origin, published his Unitarian convictions in Twelve Arguments Drawn out of Scripture () and other works; English readers, moreover, were exposed to Unitarian views through Socinian books.

Biblical Unitarianism encompasses the key doctrines of Nontrinitarian Christians who affirm the Bible as their sole authority, and from it base their beliefs that God the Father is a singular being, the only one God, and that Jesus Christ is God’s son, but not divine.

The term "biblical Unitarianism" is connected first with Robert Spears and Samuel Sharpe of the Christian Life magazine in. King’s Chapel rewrites prayer book to remove references to trinity UU principles and purposes has six principles 1 thought on “ Unitarian and Universalist history timeline ” Glenn Farley Janu at pm.

Slight correction for Unitarianism in Poland. Unitarianism appeared in Poland in incipient form in when Peter Gonesius, a Polish student, proclaimed views derived from Servetus at a Polish Reformed Church synod. Controversies that ensued with tritheists, ditheists, and those who affirmed the unity of God resulted in a schism in and the formation of the Minor Reformed Church of Poland (Polish Brethren).

The first writer on the theology on Christian Universalism whose works survive is St. Clement of Alexandria ( – CE). He was the head of the theology school at Alexandria which, until it closed at the end of the 4th Century, was a bastion of Universalist thought.

Unitarian Universalist theology is of this world, not of the next. Jesus, in fact, taught that the Realm of God is within and, contrary to most Christian practice, his teachings were centered on relationship, not salvation. Unitarian Universalists do not emphasize an afterlife.

For one reason, we simply don't know anything about it. The focus of the book is on Unitarian and Universalist traditions as they emerged from the epicenter of European Christian thought to their transformation in England and New England.

The authors' scholarship and attention to detail is s: 5. Ralph Waldo Emerson's father was a Unitarian pastor. Since the 19th century, several Evangelical or Revivalist movements also used an elevated subordinationist theology.

This can be best described as Nontrinitarianism, rather than Unitarianism. Important figures. This is the third online-only worship service for First Church Unitarian in Littleton, MA.

The title for my reflection this week came from an episode of Cosmos from a few years ago. William Herschel, an astronomer born inwas “the first person to understand that a.

Unitarianism (theology) synonyms, Unitarianism (theology) pronunciation, Unitarianism (theology) translation, English dictionary definition of Unitarianism (theology). I have previously posted with regards to Unitarian Universalism and had some very interesting comments by a reader.

I have also previously considered the attempts, hopes and/or wishes of the "New Atheists" to establish a new atheist religion.

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Unitarian Universalist, Rev. Rod Richards, gave a sermon, I suppose, entitled, Godless: Atheism in Our Language, Our Culture, and Our Movement. UNITARIAN THOUGHT IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A PRELIMINARY SURVEY Part 1 Arthur Long.

This article is the first part of a contribution based on the informal paper which I presented to the Unitarian Historical Society during the Annual Meetings of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches (GA) at Imperial College London in April In addition to the early founders, notably Ferenc Dávid and Faustus Socinus, other early influences on Unitarian theology include William Ellery Channing, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Theodore Parker.

Important Unitarian theologians of the twentieth century include James Luther Adams, Charles Hartshorne, and Henry Nelson Wieman.

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Rather, he centers his interpretations in defense of a presupposed unitarian theology. While Hayes' Oneness theology is indefensible, his text is worth the read, especially if one is seeking to understand Oneness theology and hermeneutics.

Lastly, I want to point out that Hayes actually reviewed his own book, giving it (no surprise) five s: 7. Interpretation, Vol Number 4 (Holiness and Purity) (1 copies) The Bible in the world (1 copies) Interpretation, Vol Number 2 (Biblical Spirituality) (1 copies) Southwestern journal of theology, 1&2 Thessalonians, Vol.

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