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photo of Warren RossWarren R. Ross

Warren R. Ross (1926-2015) was a UU World contributing editor at the time of his death. He began writing for the magazine in 1989. He was a member of the Community Unitarian Church in White Plains, New York, and had served as president of the Metropolitan New York District of the UUA and as a district trustee on the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees.

He is the author of Funding Justice, a history of the UU Funding Panel, and The Premise and the Promise: The Story of the Unitarian Universalist Association.


Singing for humanity: The Pete Seeger saga
Speaking truth to power, with banjos and boats: Pete Seeger's struggle for justice.
By Warren R. Ross 1.28.14

Commission revises UUA Principles and Purposes
Seeks feedback by October 16 for draft of new UUA covenant; changes will require two General Assembly votes for adoption.
By Warren R. Ross 9.15.08

Commission outlines Principles and Purposes review
Any changes to UUA's covenant will be presented to 2009 General Assembly.
By Warren R. Ross 5.12.08

Golden age of Unitarian growth
Fifty years ago, the Rev. A. Powell Davies led a bold initiative to start new congregations in the Washington, D.C., suburbs.
By Warren R. Ross 1.8.07

Sam Harris challenges liberal religious tolerance
The author of 'The End of Faith' has good news and bad news for Unitarian Universalists.
By Warren R. Ross 9.4.06

How the UU Principles and Purposes were adopted
How the UUA's Principles and Purposes were shaped and how they've shaped Unitarian Universalism.
By Warren R. Ross 5.1.06

The Veatch story
A generous gift has provided millions for Unitarian Universalist and social justice programs.
By Warren R. Ross 10.24.05

UU Veatch grants support justice programs
Writing about the social justice work funded by Veatch Program grants led the author to a deeper appreciation of the need for structural change in society.
By Warren R. Ross 10.24.05

Reforming a criminal justice system in crisis
The General Assembly considers a new Statement of Conscience.
By Warren R. Ross 8.15.05

Enduring bond between American church and African clinic
A Minnesota congregation's forty-year relationship with a medical clinic in Malawi and the family that runs it.
By Warren R. Ross 3.1.04

The bold experiment of the fellowship movement
The do-it-yourself fellowship movement spread Unitarian congregations far and wide.
By Warren R. Ross 11.1.02

A. Powell Davies, preacher to the nation
Unitarian minister was 'in the forefront of every assault upon intolerance and racial discrimination and injustice.'
By Warren R. Ross 7.1.02

Bob West led the UUA through a stormy period
Twenty-five years after Bob West navigated the denomination through the painful and divisive 1970s, he is regarded by many as the 'unsung hero of the UUA.'
By Warren R. Ross 7.1.02

Has terrorism shaken our religious principles?
Has terrorism shaken our religious principles?
By Warren R. Ross 1.1.02

UUA supported publication of Pentagon Papers
Beacon Press and the Pentagon Papers.
By Warren R. Ross 9.3.01

The UUA meets black power
BAC vs. BAWA, 1967-1971.
By Warren R. Ross 3.1.00