Rebecca Parker

Full name: Rev Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker

The Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker

Rebecca Parker

The Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker is a theologian who served as president of the Unitarian Universalist Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley, California, from 1999 to 2014. She is the co-author with Rita Nakashima Brock of Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us (Beacon Press, 2001) and Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire (Beacon Press, 2008) and co-author, with John A. Buehrens, of A House for Hope: The Promise of Progressive Religion for the Twenty-first Century (Beacon Press, 2011). A collection of her essays, Blessing the World: What Can Save Us Now, appeared in 2006 (Skinner House Books).

From Rebecca Parker

Displaying 11 - 20 of 20

WorshipWeb

Even When Our Hearts Are Broken
From WorshipWeb
There is a Universal Love that has never broken faith with us and never will.
Hope Rises
From WorshipWeb
Hope rises. It rises from the heart of life, here and now, beating with joy and sorrow. Hope longs....
Winter Solstice
From WorshipWeb
Perhaps for a moment the typewriters will stop clicking, the wheels stop rolling the computers desist from computing, and a hush will fall over the city.
A Christmas Prayer with Seven Words
From WorshipWeb
We remember the Magi, Observers of stars, Evidence-based seekers Who found their way to kneel before a baby. May we, too, kneel before life’s intricate...
Choose to Bless the World
From WorshipWeb
Your gifts—whatever you discover them to be— can be used to bless or curse the world. The mind's power, the strength of the hands, the reaches of the...
You Have to Know Your Body as the Home of God
From WorshipWeb
This is the key to the mystery, The Word became flesh.
There is a Love Holding Us
From WorshipWeb
"There is a Love holding us." From Rebecca Parker's text, which Elizabeth Norton wrote as a hymn, "There Is a Love."...
There Is a Love
From WorshipWeb
Sheet Music (PDF) for "There Is A Love." There is a love holding me / us. There is a love holding all that I / we love. There is a love holding all....
In the midst of a world
From WorshipWeb
In the midst of a world marked by tragedy and beauty there must be those who bear witness against unnecessary destruction and who, with faith, rise and...
There Is a Love
From WorshipWeb
There is a love Holding me. There is a love Holding you. There is a love Holding all. I rest in this love. —Rebecca Parker, Unitarian Universalist...

For more information contact .