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Sonja L. Cohen

Sonja L. Cohen is senior editor of UU World and compiles uuworld.org's news blog, Unitarian Universalists in the Media.


UUs ‘restored to sanity’
When the Twelve Steps and Unitarian Universalism are practiced together, they can heal the broken.
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.20.15

Seeing your sanctuary by candlelight
Candlelight transforms a meetinghouse for Christmas Eve.
By Sonja L. Cohen 12.16.14

Study guide helps congregations explore 'Escalating Inequality'
Congregational Study/Action Issue chosen at 2014 General Assembly.
By Sonja L. Cohen 11.17.14

A tree remembers
A children's book tells Anne Frank's story from the perspective of the tree outside her hiding place.
By Sonja L. Cohen 11.1.14

Books to buy for Unitarian Universalists 2014
Gift ideas for Unitarian Universalists.
By Sonja L. Cohen 11.1.14

Josiah Wedgwood: Beyond the table
The 'father of English potters' was also a Unitarian and an anti-slavery advocate.
By Sonja L. Cohen 10.27.14

Yellow shirts for climate action
More than 1,500 Unitarian Universalists took part in the People's Climate March. I was one of them.
By Sonja L. Cohen 9.29.14

Sister Simone Campbell to UUs: walk towards trouble
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.29.14

Military chaplain offers tools for UU ruck sack
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.28.14

Beyond comprehension
Visiting Auschwitz, the imagination can only handle so much.
By Sonja L. Cohen 3.31.14

Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Beautiful' book
The famous architect designed a rare book by the Unitarian minister William Channing Gannett.
By Sonja L. Cohen 10.21.13

Living your faith online
How do you use social media as part of your religious life?
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.19.13

Where is your water from?
When you pour water into your congregation's Water Communion bowl, where will it come from?
By Sonja L. Cohen 7.1.13

Passed: fossil fuel divestment AIW
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.23.13

3,426 people participated in Louisville GA
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.23.13

Delegates consider six AIW proposals
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.22.13

Delegates approve bylaw changes about electronic voting
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.22.13

Preliminary report shows 3,256 people registered for GA
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.21.13

District board wants to delay its business resolution
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.21.13

Divestment, shareholder advocacy hot topic at GA
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.21.13

UUA welcomes one new congregation at 2013 GA
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.19.13

Now let us sing
What is your favorite Unitarian Universalist hymn?
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.20.13

ZIP code: 02043
Old Ship Church, First Parish, Hingham, Massachusetts.
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.15.13

Book to note: 'Mira and the Big Story'
A young girl learns to respect diverse traditions.
By Sonja L. Cohen 2.15.13

Glass sculpture: We are each other's keepers
Symbols of infinity and the interconnected life force.
By Susan Gott and Sonja L. Cohen 2.15.13

ZIP code: 57701
Black Hills UU Fellowship, Rapid City, South Dakota.
By Sonja L. Cohen 2.15.13

Voices: What comes next?
What do you think happens after you die?
By Sonja L. Cohen 11.1.12

Spiritual landmark: UU Congregation of Phoenix
Safe haven in a desert landscape.
By Sonja L. Cohen 10.15.12

Impressions of Justice General Assembly
UU World readers share their impressions of this year's General Assembly in Phoenix.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.15.12

Book to note: 'An Introduction to the Unitarian and Universalist Traditions'
From Servetus to Second Life.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.15.12

Vice presidents: How to take Justice GA home
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.24.12

Saunders receives President’s Volunteer Service Award
By Sonja L. Cohen 6.24.12

May Sarton, 'our poet,' at 100
May Sarton felt a strong affinity for Unitarians, who continue to revere her work.
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.21.12

Historical inspirations
UU World asked: What historical Unitarian, Universalist, or UU most speaks to you, and why?
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.15.12

A Titanic victim's architectural legacy
Unitarian brothers Edward Austin Kent and William Winthrop Kent designed Buffalo church.
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.9.12

Flowers for communion
What does your Flower Communion bloom symbolize?
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.9.12

The best gift that money can't buy
What is the best non-commercial gift you’ve ever received, and why?
By Sonja L. Cohen 12.12.11

'Unitarian Universalist' characters on the screen
What character in a film or TV show best demonstrates UU values, and why?
By Sonja L. Cohen 9.19.11

Summer reading
What book should Unitarian Universalists take to the beach this summer?
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.30.11

UU Jewish community connects at national conference
Conference is first gathering of Jewish Unitarian Universalists in 20 years.
By Sonja L. Cohen 3.7.11

The story of Ephraim Nute
New book chronicles life of frontier Unitarian minister.
By Sonja L. Cohen 2.15.11

James Freeman Clarke transformed congregational life
James Freeman Clarke's Unitarian church was radically unlike other Unitarian churches in Boston.
By Sonja L. Cohen 7.5.10

Unitarian inspired popular nursery rhyme
In her childhood, Mary Elizabeth Sawyer Tyler had a little lamb.
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.10.10

Unitarians worked to 'save' Ute Indians
In the 1870s, the American Unitarian Association oversaw a Ute reservation in Colorado.
By Sonja L. Cohen 2.1.10

Books by UU authors, Winter 2009
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Sonja L. Cohen and Jane Greer and Eric Fershtman 11.1.09

UUA, UUSC leaders call for torture inquiry
Letter to President Obama calls for ‘accountability’ for U.S. officials who authorized torture.
By Sonja L. Cohen 5.4.09

Expanding a landmark
A green addition to Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark Unitarian church in Madison.
By Sonja L. Cohen 4.20.09

Books by UU authors, Winter 2008
A selection of books written by Unitarian Universalists.
By Jane Greer and Sonja L. Cohen 11.1.08

Share what you learn about sundown towns
Get ready to tell your congregation's story.
By Sonja L. Cohen 2.15.08

Open Space process informs UUA goals
General Assembly experiments with new meeting process.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.10.07

Board approves UUA insurance plan
Green building guidelines, revised GA schedule also approved at October meeting.
By Sonja L. Cohen 11.3.06

Sculpture to remember
Symbolic richness in mixed media.
By Constance Demuth Berg and Sonja L. Cohen 2.15.06

Thomas A Baillieul's paintings
Thomas A. Baillieul's paintings tempt viewers to tell a story.
By Sonja L. Cohen 12.26.05

UUs join interfaith efforts to shelter homeless
Working with other faith communities, Unitarian Universalist congregations are providing shelter to the homeless.
By Sonja L. Cohen 12.12.05

Schulman's legacy includes $4.5 million gift
Retired minister's $4.5 million bequest will support scholarship, building loans, and other projects.
By Sonja L. Cohen 10.10.05

Tombaugh memorial window
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces honors a founding member's scientific achievements.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.15.05

Students surveyed on spirituality
Study: Unitarian Universalist college students stand out for spiritual curiosity, volunteerism, social justice work, compassion, and respect for religious diversity.
By Sonja L. Cohen 8.15.05

Baskets send Bolivians to school
An unlikely bond between a small congregation in Washington's Puget Sound area with a group of indigenous people in Bolivia.
By Sonja L. Cohen 1.1.05

Stalwart Leaders
Unitarian Universalist Association's 2004 Volunteer Service and Distinguished Service Awards
By Sonja L. Cohen 9.1.04

Dedicating their lives to children
Parents of 21 devote themselves to work worldwide.
By Sonja L. Cohen and Reuel Amdur 3.1.04