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Unitarians and the Liberal Tradition


Part one of a three part sermon series  Rev. Brian J. Kiely, November 11, 2018 READING (From a United KingdomA level philosophy course study guide)  The logical starting-point towards understanding any ideology concerns its view of human nature. In straight-forward terms, liberals share an optimistic attitude towards human nature. This is based upon an assumption that our behaviour is determined by rational interest rather than irrational emotions and prejudice. We are therefore governed by reason and should be entrusted with […]

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How Did We Get Here?


“How did we get here?” a sermon on the Sources  Rev. Brian J. Kiely September 9, 2018, Unitarian Church of Edmonton Sometimes I am asked why we have six sources in addition to the seven Principles. In one way, they are the second part of the answer to the question, “Just what is a Unitarian anyway?” The Principles lay out our path for living well. But the Sources add another texture.  In the tradition of theological debate, it’s not enough […]

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