Topic: World Religions

Ramadan for Unitarian Universalists

The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began on Sunday, May 5 and extends through June 4.  What is the significance of Ramadan for Muslims? What can it signify for us? Could Unitarian Universalists ever conceive of a “holy month”? Of what would it consist?

Sunday, November 26 – The Prophet of Islam

By 2050, Islam will likely be the largest non-Christian religion in the United States. This Friday, many Muslims celebrate Eid Milad ul-Nabi – the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. What do we know about the Prophet? What do we know about Islam? How can we work … read more.

Sunday, April 2 – Nothing for Something

Philosophy in the West tells us that our goals, that which we don’t yet possess, are achieved through striving and effort. Many Eastern philosophies seem to work in reverse – that much of what we seek is inherent. What can this mean for us?

Sunday, September 11 – Feast of the Sacrifice

Eid al-Adha is the Muslim Feast of the Sacrifice which takes place on Tuesday of this week. This holiday commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son in submission to God’s will. It is also an expression of the covenantal relationship between Abraham and God. What … read more.