Nineteenth-century Universalists, I learned in seminary, were preoccupied with history. They were on the outside looking in and wanted to be seen as credible by their contemporaries. One of the ways they sought to establish credibility was to trace their roots to the beginnings of Christianity and even beyond, into the deeps of Egypt and […]

These days, despair is preached. The sort of despair that makes it inescapable and inevitable that, one day, we will write a letter to future generations telling them we are so very sorry for what we did to the planet, so very sorry for listening to people who made excuses, so very sorry they (our […]

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