We all know the stories of charismatic leaders who came to be regarded as prophets. But can we learn from religious leaders that history has discredited?
Speaker: Beth Manchester-Howell
Sufi mysticism gives us an ecstatic vision of love. Consumer culture gives us an unattainable, syrupy ideal. Can putting these traditions side by side make us better people?
As Unitarian Universalists, we struggle to understand dogmatic beliefs. But we can and should cultivate a respect for rituals and practices grounded in those beliefs. Bring a journal and be ready to explore how ideas we don’t believe in can bring us closer to god.”
Who do you call when you don’t know if you believe in God?
As UU’s, we often read past the miracles in sacred stories. Can we challenge ourselves to learn from these miracles? Can we create the possibility of our own miracles in the world? Join Beth Manchester-Howell, church member and current student at the Starr King School for … read more.