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A People So Bold
Social Justice Ministries & Theologies
In January 2009, thirty-two leading Unitarian Universalist (UU) theologians, ministers, and activists gathered to reflect on how might congregations be beacons of UU values for the larger world. How do we understand suffering, oppression, injustice in the light of our faith?
Out of those conversations came A People So Bold, a DVD and online curriculum materials designed for congregational use as well as individual viewing and reflection.
- How does our faith ground us in social justice, theologically, historically, with spiritual practices?
- How does our faith hold brokenness, injustice, suffering?
- How do we develop prophetic voice?
- How do we create prophetic congregations?
- How do we mend a broken world?
Congregations which thrive focus not only on serving their members, but understand that serving the larger world is central to their mission.
This book, DVD, and convocation were a partnership between the Unitarian Universalist Association and All Souls in Washington, DC, and engaged four Unitarian Universalist congregations.
To request a copy of the DVD, please email socialjustice [at] uua [dot] org. Quantities are very limited, so we encourage you to view the DVD on YouTube, if possible.
DVD Discussion Guide: Contents
- About the Guide
- Intro & How to Use
- Theological Roots
- Theological Wings
- Transformative Faith
- Prophetic Church
- Healing a Broken World