Thursday, November 25, 2010

Rev. Galen Guengerich writes that gratitude should be at the center of Unitarian Universalist Theology



UUs are thankful all year around not just on one day of the year. 

Rebecca Ann Parker writes in the book she wrote with John Buehrens, A House For Hope,  that UUs can practice a theology she names radically realized eschatology which is simply realizing that heaven is not in the hereafter but here and now. Jesus says the same thing when he tells his disciples to pray, "thy kingdom come, they will be done, on earth as it is in heaven."

Rev. Kaaren Anderson at First Unitarian Church in Rochester, NY preaches that UUs are not as interested in getting people into heaven as heaven into people.

The Rev. Galen Guengerich, pastor at All Souls in New York City writes that gratitude should be the center of Unitarian Universalist theology. We need to practice gratitude and thanksgiving every day of the year but it is good to have one day, a National Holiday, to specifically pause and take note.

1 comment:

  1. What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

    I hope you enjoy dancing and light hearted tom foolery.

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