Is Belief in God Rational?

The problem of whether belief in God is rational has historically been linked with the question of whether God exists.  Because no convincing “proofs” for God’s existence have been forthcoming, most philosophers have said the answer to the rational belief question is “No!”  Terry will argue that this response needs reconsideration because rational belief in […]

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Truth Be Told…

The Unitarian Universalist Fourth Principle says that UUs believe in “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.” The Unison Affirmation says, “we gather together to celebrate within a caring community those truths which give meaning and direction to our lives.” But, what does it mean to say that something is true? And, how […]

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The seven UU principles are the foundation of modern Unitarian Universalism. The principles express important values. But, what is their history and how can philosophy help us understand their importance? Today’s message will look at a categorization of the principles from a philosophical perspective and at two important theories of 17th and 18th century philosophy […]

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