Blog in review: July-September 2004

Not much blogging in this quarter: I moved to WordPress, Hubby and I moved apartments and we got broadband, all of which took a toll. And a lot of what did go on was transcribed Universalist texts, which would be better reviewed later.

The Olympic tie-in

Sunday, August 15th, 2004

I know the canonical explanation of the flaming chalice: that most common liturgical practice in Unitarian Universalist churches. It has to do with Jan Hus, and the Unitarian Service Committee and all that. But that flaming chalice was a print image. Something happened that brought it into three dimensions, and made it a liturgical standard.

Huston Smith on UUs: the Humanists

Friday, August 27th, 2004

I almost choked when I read, in a chapter called “Discerning the Signs of the Times” something I felt but hadn’t put into words. This is one item in a free-form list of how the religious landscape has changed.

Jewish tour of Universalist London

Monday, September 6th, 2004

While getting The Cornerstone online, I’ve gone back to find websites that link places mentioned in the book, and thus are of note in Universalist history. “Universalist London” (Georgian Nonconformist London, really) is — as far as I can tell — concentrated in Moorfields and a small slice of Whitechapel.

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