Description   This course begins with a discussion of recent
historical developments in Unitarian Universalism
and then extends back through time to the various
antecedents of Unitarianism and Universalism in
pre-Reformation Europe, all the way back to the
early church and the Council of Nicea. Students
will have the opportunity to explore Unitarian
Universalist heritage, as well as different
historical approaches. We will examine social
location in relation to class, race, and gender
identities, and how these enabled or impeded
social justice advances. We will discover the
origins of our faith by progressing from our
known contemporary experience to the unknown, and
perhaps unknowable. Along the way we will
consider various theological developments within
this tradition, as expressed through various
identities and the challenges presented by new
modalities of faith including Transcendentalism
and Humanism. Sources will range from primary
sources to anecdote, with an emphasis on
articulating contemporary experience in the
context of historical identity and experience.
[Faculty Consent required; 30 max enrollment]
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* Note: The description above does not necessarily apply to any courses other than the one in the latest term.
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