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Introduction, Workshop 3: Rising Tides – Reason as a Religious Source

In "Faith like a River," a Tapestry of Faith program

Where our treasure is, there our heart be also. And where our heart is there will be our reason and our premises. — James Luther Adams

Throughout history, humans have proclaimed the sources of their religious knowledge as a means to establish a basis of authority for their religious beliefs. The Principles and Sources of the Unitarian Universalist Association include human reason as an important Source of our living tradition. This workshop recounts some historical events and philosophical ideas that shaped the use of reason as a source of religious authority and tracks how this Source became ingrained in Unitarian Universalism.

Before leading this workshop, review the Accessibility Guidelines for Workshop Presenters in the program Introduction. Make preparations to accommodate individuals who may be in the group.

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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

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