Listen to the sermon here: With a Lion at Her Feet or watch and listen to the sermon on Facebook. Thekla. A young woman, caught up in a culture wherein she is denied all control over her life. Her mother makes her decisions for her, and she is engaged to a man who believes he … [Read more…]
Listen to the sermon here: The Courage of Creativity or watch and listen to the sermon on Facebook Y’all would not believe the time I have had writing this sermon for today. Oh, the irony of getting writers’ block on a piece about creativity! But there you go. Stuck on that blank, white page. Kids … [Read more…]
Listen to the sermon here: We Were Made For This or watch and listen to the sermon on Facebook I’ve gotten lots of questions about what today’s sermon will be about. I’ve deflected all of them — partly because, well, I wanted people to show up. And partly because, I think, I wasn’t sure where … [Read more…]
Listen to the sermon here: We Are Groot Or, watch and listen to the sermon on Facebook When I was initially working on this sermon, as evidenced by the description of the worship service from January, I thought the focus should be more on our first principle, the inherent worth and dignity of every person. … [Read more…]
This is the text of a sermon given at First UU Nashville on May 8th, 2016. Listen to the sermon: Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain The Wizard of Oz started out as a harmless showman in our world, one who entertained people with tricks and illusions. Then he crashed, literally and … [Read more…]
Although the aim of Life at novelty, growth and richness of experience counters the forces of entropy, there are limits to the carrying capacity of the planet. […] However, reaching the limits of the planet’s carrying capacity does not necessarily entail an end to all growth, but is does require a change in the types … [Read more…]
Ecofeminism: A critique of the essentialist link between women and nature in ecofeminist ethics.
Written for Feminist Ethics Testing the Limits of Tolerance: A critique of the practice of circumcision on infants of any sex.