Fredric Muir

Full name: Rev Dr. Fredric J. Muir

He attended Butler University (Indianapolis) where he obtained a B.A. majoring in Sociology. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary (NY) and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary (DC). He began his ministry by serving a congregation in a small town in Maine. Since 1984, he served the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis. He ended his ministry with them on December 31, 2017.

Fred is the author of three books including Maglipay Universalist: The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Philippines. He is editor of and contributor to The Whole World Kin: Darwin and the Spirit of Liberal Religion and most recently Turning Point: Essays on a New Unitarian Universalism. He is co-editor of and contributing essayist to The Safe Congregation Handbook: Nurturing Healthy Boundaries in Our Faith Communities.

Fred has also done extensive work on sexual misconduct and safe congregations. He was a board member of the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of MD. He has been a co-facilitator of the Empowerment Workshop. He served on the UUA’s Joseph Priestley District’s anti-racism team and also the South-East Regional Sub-committee on [Ministerial] Candidacy. He was the vice-president of the UU Partner Church Council. Since 1990, he has traveled to the Philippines to work with the UU Church of the Philippines as a teacher, organizer and consultant and since 1994 he has served as the UUA Ambassador to the UU congregations of the Philippines. He served on the UU Ministers Association Board where he held the portfolio of Good Offices. He was the 192nd Berry Street Essayist in 2012.

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inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Assembled 2012
Select Sermons and Lectures from the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association
From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

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Skinner House Books

The Whole World Kin
Darwin and the Spirit of Liberal Religion
From Skinner House Books

Nine prominent liberal religious thinkers examine Darwin's contributions to theology, spirituality and ethics.

Turning Point
Essays on a New Unitarian Universalism
From Skinner House Books

In inspiring, fresh essays, 20 UU leaders issue a clarion call for change in the denomination. They show a way forward from an isolated, individualistic "iChurch" to an inclusive, multicultural Beloved Community.

UU World

Our defining principle
From UU World Magazine
Individualism isn't Unitarian Universalism's only principle.
The end of iChurch
From UU World Magazine
To build Beloved Community, Unitarian Universalism needs a new narrative.

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