This year marks Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday. In honor of Whitman and today’s Saratoga Pride Festival, we explore how his ideas about self, sensuality, and beauty are appealing to a Unitarian Universalist faith.
For those of us who look to nature as a source of religious wisdom and spiritual inspiration, what happens when the earth suffers from human-caused climate disruption? What does spiritual wholeness for religious naturalists look like under conditions of climate change? How is the resurrection of our spirits connected to the resurrection of the earth?
In this season of Lent, Passover, and Easter, one of the main religious concerns is about salvation. The word “salvation” comes from a root meaning “whole.” As a way of exploring what salvation might be, we explore what it means to be whole.