Category Archives: Theological Reflection

Reflections On Andover-Newton Theological School, Or Why I Will Not Be At the Inauguration

One of my alma maters, Andover-Newton Theological School, is in crisis even as it is preparing to inaugurate the Rev. Martin Copenhaver as its president tomorrow, October 5, 2014. The community learned this past week through a letter from Martin … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday With Your Friendly Jesus Person

Today is Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday. Maundy is an old English word or maybe an old French or Latin word that is derived from “mandate,” which Jesus gave during his last dinner party with his best friends and followers. … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday With Your Friendly Jesus Person

So you want to know about Palm Sunday and why it matters to anyone, and particularly why Unitarian Universalists who are not “Christian-flavored UUs” would care about it. Tomorrow marks Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem! And it is a total … Continue reading

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