Dr. Randy L. Partain

Why Are We Still Talking about God?

Religious freedom is still a major topic of public conversation, and yet it’s often clouded by the myriad definitions that people have when they start using religious language. Is “language of reverence” the most effective way to express UU principles with integrity?

Trust and Democracy

The Fifth Principle of Unitarian Universalism expresses a value for democracy, and trust is the foundation of democratic relationships. How do we respond with integrity when that trust is broken? And how do we create space for every voice when some voices express very different ideals from our own?