March/April 2003 ·
UU World: The Magazine of the Unitarian Universalist Association

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features  MARCH/APRIL 2003 · VOL XVII NO 2

Emerson At 200
Emerson's Mirror · Ralph Waldo Emerson, now as during his lifetime, is a complicated, sometimes contradictory, Unitarian archetype. A bicentennial reflection. /BY RICHARD HIGGINS
Emerson's Shadow · It's time for Unitarian Universalists to step out of the shadow cast by this original thinker. /BY FORREST CHURCH

From Riches to Responsibility
Born to family wealth, Chuck Collins gave away his inheritance and has devoted his life to economic justice. Now he is taking on the repeal of the estate tax. /BY KIMBERLY FRENCH

At Home in the Global Village
A sense of place and community connections are essential for a feeling of stability in our modern world. /BY MARY PIPHER


Commentary. Money and the spirit. /BY DAN HOTCHKISS
Wayside Pulpit. Faith. /BY PALFREY PERKINS
Scripture. Rabi'a's prayer. /BY TADHIKRAT AL'AWLIYA
Creations. Maine suite II · 23. /BY LANCELOTT
Affirmation. I believe in nature. /BY FLORENCE EMMONS
Heritage. The over-soul. /BY RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Poem. For twenty years. /BY CAROLE WOOD HARDY
Creations. Untitled. /BY ELIZABETH K. LILLY
Encounter. Too close to death. /BY ELEA KEMLER
Inside out. Cartoon. /BY CHARLES BARSOTTI
Meditation. Rise again. /BY BURTON CARLEY


Opening Words. Wealth of vision. /BY KENNETH L. PATTON
From the Editor. What's religious about taxes? /BY TOM STITES
Our Calling. The world badly needs our good news. /BY PRESIDENT WILLIAM G. SINKFORD
Letters. Prayer and minority groups, and other matters /BY OUR READERS
Bookshelf. Power, religious faith, and social change. /BY CHRISTOPHER L. WALTON
Congregational Life. Welcoming new congregants, one at a time. /BY DONALD E. SKINNER
Spiritual Landmark. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bozeman, Montana.
What in the World? Emerson, money, and other matters. /BY JANE GREER
Looking Back. Sophia Lyon Fahs: Revolutionary educator /BY CHRISTOPHER L. WALTON


       UUs mobilize to protest war with Iraq /BY DONALD E. SKINNER
       Churches clear Afghan minefield

Political Action.
       Supporting progressive tax policies. /BY ROB CAVENAUGH
       Interns put faith into action

Social Witness.
       Salt Lake City UUs challenge Mormon control of city block
       'Welcoming Congregation' sign vandalized twice in Melrose

UUs In the News.
       Kansas wins prize for campaign to reinstate evolution

Living the Faith. Kansas City UU minister builds interfaith bridges /BY DONALD E. SKINNER
       Vermont fellowship supplies energy
       Austin church certified as wildlife habitat

In the Congregations.
       Small New Mexico fellowship big in spirit
       Congregation rallies when town loses power
       Anniversary art in Poughkeepsie

UU Trend. Practicing to become a UU minister /BY DONALD E. SKINNER
Religion News. New, or simply tacky? /BY JOHN A. RAKESTROW JR.
Milestones. Obituaries for John Robert Jablonski, Anita Rowson, Jody Shipley, Robert P. Wheatly.

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 Contents: UU World January/February 2003
UU World XVII:1 (January/February 2003)

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