Paul Rasor

Full name: Rev Dr. Paul Rasor

The Rev. Dr. Paul Rasor

The Rev. Dr. Paul Rasor

The Rev. Dr. Paul Rasor retired in 2013 after nearly thirty years of teaching in law, theology, and religious studies at several American institutions, most recently as director of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom and professor of interdisciplinary studies at Virginia Wesleyan College. In 2015 he was named the Gerard van der Leeuw fellow in the faculty of theology and religious studies and visiting professor of law at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, where for two years he taught an interdisciplinary course on hate speech. He is also on the international advisory board of the Center for Religion, Conflict, and the Public Domain at the University of Groningen.

An ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, Rasor earned his Ph.D. in theology from Harvard Divinity School; he also holds degrees in music and law from the University of Michigan. His books include Faith Without Certainty: Liberal Theology in the Twenty-first Century (Skinner House Books, 2005) and Reclaiming Prophetic Witness: Liberal Religion in the Public Square (Skinner House, 2012).

From Paul Rasor

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inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

UU Views of God

Paul Rasor

From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Seven Unitarian Universalists share their different beliefs about God, reflecting the wide range of conceptions of the divine among Unitarian Universalists. Pack of 25.

UU Views of the Sacred

Paul Rasor

From inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Pack of 25.

Skinner House Books

Faith Without Certainty
Liberal Theology in the 21st Century

Paul Rasor

From Skinner House Books

Much more than a primer, Rasor writes for clergy, theology students, and interested laypeople who want to better understand the liberal religious tradition.

UU World

Do you have to be an activist to be a Unitarian Universalist?

Takiyah Nur Amin, Robin Bartlett, Ranwa Hammamy, Paul Rasor, Marilyn Sewell, Pamela Wat

From UU World Magazine
Six leaders reflect on activism and religious identity in a racially and politically charged era.
Liberal theology's commitments

Paul Rasor

From UU World Magazine
Democracy and empire

Paul Rasor

From UU World Magazine
Liberal religion can nurture the weakened democratic spirit and push back against the forces of empire.
Can Unitarian Universalism change?

Paul Rasor

From UU World Magazine
Our tradition has always been responsive to the needs of its time, but are we ready to adapt to our increasingly multicultural society?
Prophetic nonviolence

Paul Rasor

From UU World Magazine
Toward a Unitarian Universalist theology of war and peace.

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