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The Rev. Dr. Thandeka is a Unitarian Universalist theologian, journalist, and congregational consultant who leads the "We Love Beyond Belief" project. She was given the Xhosa name Thandeka, which means "beloved," by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in 1984.

Her publications include Learning to Be White: Money, Race, and God in America (2000) and The Embodied Self: Friedrich Schleiermacher's Solution to Kant's Problem of the Empirical Self.


Obama's religious roots
Despite his childhood exposure to Unitarian Universalism, Barack Obama found his religious home elsewhere, just as too many of our young people do.
By Thandeka 10.8.12

Small group ministry creates sacred time
Small group ministry creates a sacred time where the stories of our lives are heard.
By Thandeka 1.1.05