Humanism

Putting the “Human” in “Humanism”

“I… try to stimulate and guide you in your thinking that you may work out your own conceptions of religion and morality.” -John Dietrich What is humanism? If you search the website of the American Humanist Association, you will find no fewer than eight definitions, ranging in length from one sentence to eighteen sentences. Because … Continued

Pioneers in Unitarian Humanism

Pioneers in Unitarian Humanism A Sermon by the Rev. Peter Connolly Presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green, Kentucky, on June 12, 2011 When we met here four weeks ago to talk about the philosophy called humanism, we touched briefly on a number of variations on the term, including Greek humanism as embodied … Continued

A Faith in Humanity: The Humanist Perspective

 A Faith in Humanity: The Humanist Perspective by the Rev. Peter Connolly Presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green on May 15, 2011 If you look up the term “humanism” in one of the popular on-line encyclopedias, the first sentence in the section devoted to the history of the word is “The term … Continued