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In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program
Participants learn and discuss why some people might consider Unitarian Universalism to be a cult.
Ask youth if anyone has ever asked them if Unitarian Universalism is a cult. Tell them this question may come up sometime. Some people confuse Unitarian Universalism with the Unification Church, whose members are often called "Moonies," after the founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon. So, if someone does ask them this question, they should make sure the asker is not confusing us with the Unification Church.
Ask if youth can think of other reasons someone might believe Unitarian Universalism is a cult.
Refer to Handout 1 and, if the youth created a poster (Welcoming and Entering), to the Cults section of the poster. Ask:
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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