This group brings together members and friends to view and discuss video lectures by engaging professors from leading colleges and universities. Each insightful lecture series is on a historical or religious topic relevant to Unitarian Universalists. The first Sunday of the month features a discussion on a current ethical topic of interest. The group meets Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in Room 25. Child care is available in the Youth Room on the first floor, starting at 9:15 a.m.
We are holding an extended series on Transcendentalism which strongly influenced our ideas of individualism and democracy. Contents include Emerson, Thoreau, Channing, Parker, Alcott, Dickinson, Whitman. Host: Jim Davis. Feel free to come to one or all sessions, Sundays 9:30- 10:15 a.m. in Room 25.
November 26: Alcott (Amos) was an educational reformer whose influence is with us today. His Fruitlands community was an attempt at a humanist utopia.
December 3: Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations”
First Sunday of each month, a different topic is discussed. First Sundays 9:30- 10:15 a.m. in Room 25.