Find Out More
This is a general bibliography for Unitarian Universalist history. The Find Out More sections of individual workshops offer thematic resources.
For the duration of this program, you may wish to borrow these key resources from your congregational library or your minister. Some can be purchased from inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop.
General Unitarian, Universalist and Unitarian Universalist History
Buehrens, John A. and Forrest Church, A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism (Boston: Beacon Press, 1998)
Bumbaugh, David, Unitarian Universalism: A Narrative History (Chicago: Meadville Lombard, 2000)
Cassera, Ernest, ed. Universalism in America: A Documentary History of a Liberal Faith (Boston: Skinner House, 1997)
Emerson, Dorothy May, ed. Standing Before Us: Unitarian Universalist Women and Social Reform, 1776-1936 (Boston: Skinner House, 1999)
Harris, Mark W., The A to Z of Unitarian Universalism (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004)
Howe, Charles A., For Faith and Freedom: A Short History of Unitarianism in Europe (Boston: Skinner House, 1997)
Howe, Charles A., The Larger Faith: A Short History of American Universalism (Boston: Skinner House, 1993)
Morris, Leslie Takahashi, James (Chip) Roush, and Leon Spencer, The Arc of the Universe is Long: Unitarian Universalists, Anti-Racism and the Journey from Calgary (Boston: Skinner House, 2009)
Morrison-Reed, Mark D., Black Pioneers in a White Denomination (Boston: Skinner House, 1992)
Parke, David, ed., The Epic of Unitarianism: Original Writings from the History of Liberal Religion (Boston: Beacon Press, 1957)
Wright, Conrad, ed. A Stream of Light: A Short History of American Unitarianism 2ed. (Boston: Skinner House Books, 1975; 1989)
Links to Unitarian Universalist history videos can be found on the UUA website.