In a world where taking a stand often connotes polarization and alienation from one another, we will explore living examples where bridges are built rather than walls. Rev. Melitta L. Haslund is a life-long Unitarian Universalist, a UU Parish Minister, an On-Call Hospital Chaplain, Adjunct Professor of World Religions at Santa Barbara City College.
It is not uncommon to find many who have utterly turned away from religion because of the devastation it has, all too often, left in its wake. Drawing from historical and comparative world religions perspectives, we will explore the roots of violence that tragically entangles our planet today. By what definition shall we know religion […]
“What is it that moves an individual or group of people to reach beyond them – selves to speak or act up, especially if it is risky? What does moral courage look like? We will examine the many components involved in doing the right thing.”