What happened to March/April?
Vol XV No 2 - May/June 2001
UU World: The Magazine of the Unitarian Universalist Association
Cover, May/June 2001 UU World: 'Unfinished Journey: Selma '65' opening words

Love and Power

Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.

--The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968),
speaking for the last time as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on August 16, 1967, from
A Testament of Hope (HarperCollins, 1991)


'So Nobly Started'
Provided with new insights into the Selma march of 1965, we rediscover its challenge. /BY CHRISTOPHER L. WALTON

'A Witness to the Truth' (Using Adobe PDF files)
In his previously unpublished eulogy for James Reeb, the leader of the civil rights movement captures the tragedy and triumph of Selma. /BY MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

The View from the Balcony
A diary kept on the fateful day of a martyr's memorial makes personal the community struggle. /BY RICHARD D. LEONARD

The Longest March
A memoir from a man who witnessed James Reeb's beating and has learned to live its lesson. /BY CLARK OLSEN

Good for Nothing
A scientist finds a spiritual side to the study of grasshoppers. /BY JEFFREY A. LOCKWOOD

Cover photo by Howard Sochurek / TimePix, 1960


'So Nobly Started'
by Christopher L. Walton

'A Witness to the Truth'
by Martin Luther King Jr.

Listen to King's eulogy

The View from the Balcony
by Richard D. Leonard

The Longest March
by Clark Olsen

Good for Nothing
by Jeffrey A. Lockwood


From the Editor
Finding a lost eulogy

Progress in partnership

No tolerance for homophobia; controlling population; UU principles

Swimming with dolphins; Ash Wednesday at the doctors; youth group covenant

UU Trend
Churches try cooperation

Congregational Life
Choosing simplicity

UU Bookshelf
America's role in human rights

What in the World?
Discussion topics on UU World articles

Looking Back
Tracing the chalice's history


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