James Ishmael Ford

Full name: Rev. James Ishmael Ford

The Rev James Ishmael Ford

The Rev. James Ishmael Ford is minister emeritus of First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island, and is a consulting minister with First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles. James is also the guiding teacher for the Empty Moon Zen sangha. His most recent book is An Introduction to Zen Koans: Learning the Language of Dragons.

From James Ishmael Ford

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Is Jezebel the baddest of the bad girls of the Bible?

By James Ishmael Ford | June 9, 2013 | From UU World
Tagged as: Personal Inspiration

Or, how I realized that copying letters for Amnesty International was a spiritual discipline.

By James Ishmael Ford | April 8, 2013 | From UU World
Tagged as: Living Our Faith, Personal Stories, Spiritual Practice, Personal Inspiration, Social Justice

What is our healing message? To what are we being beckoned when we gather?

By James Ishmael Ford | December 30, 2012 | From Spirit
Tagged as: Spiritual Practice, UU Theology, Personal Inspiration

On having a spiritual practice.

By James Ishmael Ford | October 14, 2012 | From Spirit
Tagged as: Spiritual Practice, Personal Inspiration

We are what we do. And whatever we are, unless we notice and take corrective action, we just become more of it.

By James Ishmael Ford | September 2, 2012 | From Life
Tagged as: Personal Stories, Personal Inspiration

In a flash, memories of joy and sorrow mingle in thanksgiving.

By James Ishmael Ford | November 21, 2010 | From Spirit
Tagged as: Personal Stories, Personal Inspiration

The history of UU engagement with Buddhism and its growing significance.

Feature | By James Ishmael Ford | May 20, 2007 | From UU World
Tagged as: UU Identity, UU Theology

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