The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide, 5th Edition

Overview

The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide is one of the most complete introductions to Unitarian Universalism available, covering ministry, worship, religious education, social justice, and history. The 2012 edition is the most complete revision in over a decade. Contributors include Kay Montgomery, John Crestwell, Gail Geisenhainer, Rosemary Bray McNatt, Jane Ranney Rzepka, Mark Belletini, Judith Frediani, Rebecca Parker, and Dan McKanan.

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Overview

The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide is one of the most complete introductions to Unitarian Universalism available, covering ministry, worship, religious education, social justice, and history. The 2012 edition is the most complete revision in over a decade. Contributors include Kay Montgomery, John Crestwell, Gail Geisenhainer, Rosemary Bray McNatt, Jane Ranney Rzepka, Mark Belletini, Judith Frediani, Rebecca Parker, and Dan McKanan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558966062
  • Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 324,116
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca Hecking writes a weekly blog entitled The Sustainable Soul. She is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

How to Use This Book xv

I The Path of Awakening 1

1 Beginning with Love 3

2 Facing Ecological Reality 7

3 Mindless Living 13

4 How Much Is Enough? 19

5 Cogs in the Machine 25

6 Industrial Civilization and Everyone Else 31

II The Path of Un-Learning 37

7 The Problems of Progress 39

8 Images of Earth 45

9 The Right to Life 51

10 Rethinking Genesis 57

11 The Vending Machine God 63

12 Letting Go and Moving Forward 69

III The Path of Discovery 75

13 Deep Time Journeys 77

14 Across the Wide Universe 85

15 Becoming Conscious Animals 91

16 Rare, Precious and Not at All Inevitable 97

17 Reality? 103

18 Transformation 109

IV The Path of Creation 115

19 EveryDay Sacred 117

20 Facing, Embracing, Transcending 123

21 Slow Life 129

22 Meeting the Soul's Needs 135

23 Widening Our Circle 141

24 Falling in Love 147

Afterword: Beyond the Paths-Finding Your Own Way 153

Tips for Group Facilitators 157

Alphabetical List of Practices 161

For Further Exploration 165

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