Speaker: Gloria Pearlstein

The Grammar of Inclusion

We live in a culture that tends to recognize just two genders, male and female, sometimes called a “gender binary.” Yet, non-binary identities have been recognized for millennia by cultures and societies around the world. While our culture is starting to deconstruct the gender binary, our linguistic structure reinforces the very division and discrimination that … Continue reading The Grammar of Inclusion

Tell the Preacher What to Preach: Mysticism as Spiritual Vulnerability

On this Sunday, we explore those experiences that take us beyond the ‘rational’. Experiences that are shared by many humans, and either revered or reviled in many religious traditions. We’ll look at it through the lens of our Unitarian Universalist history and our first source, which invites “direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, … Continue reading Tell the Preacher What to Preach: Mysticism as Spiritual Vulnerability