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No Hell Below Us: A Sermon for John Murray Day 2018 (sermon)

The Unitarian Society East Brunswick September 30, 2018   (This sermon was preceded by the poem, Monet Refuses the Operation.)     Are there Star Wars fans in the house?   Can I get a sense with a show of hands: … Continue reading

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Loving the Hell Out of the Cracks in the World (sermon)

The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ In the sermon I spent all day writing on Friday and scrapped yesterday, I was going to ask you to cultivate curiosity. But it seemed a little too premature. Some time in the near … Continue reading

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Love Beyond Belief

Love beyond belief, I hear it echoing throughout the land. These days it is more like a whisper I’ll grant you that. Yes, it is not the only sound in the wider cacophony. It is the sound I choose to … Continue reading

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Thinking Like a Commoner: Billy Bragg, Universalism, and a World Wide Open

(The lyrics in italics are from Billy Bragg’s “The World Turned Upside Down”) In 1649 To St. George’s Hill, A ragged band they called the Diggers Came to show the people’s will They defied the landlords They defied the laws … Continue reading

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