Find Out More, Session 15: Atonement (Level)
In "Toolbox of Faith," a Tapestry of Faith program
The story, "Rev. W.H.G. Carter and a Step Toward Racial Reconciliation" comes from an article by David Whitford in the May/June, 2002 edition of UU World online.
In 1995, the first post-apartheid South African government instituted a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. A Wikipedia article gives an overview of this large-scale attempt to facilitate national atonement and healing.
A sermon by Rev. Nathan C. Walker, given on September 23, 2007, provided the Closing reading.
Accepting Responsibility for Wrongdoing: Jewish and Catholic Rituals
Find out more about Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, on the Judaism 101 website.
Learn about the Catholic Sacrament of Penance and Sacrament of Reconciliation on American Catholic.org, an award-winning Franciscan website.
Games for Unitarian Universalist Groups
The game, Human Knot, in Activity 2 comes from the online publication, "Deep Fun," in the Leaders' Library of www.uua.org. "Deep Fun" also presents many additional games popular with Unitarian Universalist youth groups.
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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