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Workshop 6: Religious Freedom on the Margins of Empire

Workshop 6: Religious Freedom on the Margins of Empire
Workshop 6: Religious Freedom on the Margins of Empire

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  • ...though we are forced to dissent from them in matters of church discipline, yet our dissent is not taken up out of arrogance of spirit in...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Power and Authority 25 Activity 2: Challenging Religious Authority in 16th...
  • As Unitarian Universalists living in a religiously pluralistic society, we are quite used to being able to discern our own beliefs and to...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet and pen or pencil Name tags for participants (durable or single-use), and bold markers Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Time piece (minutes) Chime or...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write on newsprint: "Power is the ability for individuals and...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Socinianism Preparation for Activity Read Handout 1 and copy for all participants. Optional: Prearrange...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Cambridge Platform " Preparation for Activity Read the story "The Cambridge Platform" and copy it for...
  • Materials for Activity Worship or centering table and chalice Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens, pencils, color...
  • Take a few moments right after the workshop to ask each other: What went well? What did not? Why? What do you think was the best moment of...
  • Materials for Activity Participant journals Writing materials, including paper, pens, pencils, color pencils, and markers Description of...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the Earl Morse Wilbur words quoted in the activity description. Discuss with your co-facilitator the ways you...
  • ...though we are forced to dissent from them in matters of church discipline, yet our dissent is not taken up out of arrogance of spirit in...
  • Unitarian roots in North America stretch back to Puritan New England. Many of the original Puritan congregations, the oldest Protestant...
  • Unitarianism first developed as an institutional movement during the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Transylvania and Poland, the...
  • For more information about Socinianism, read Faustus Socinus defined early Unitarianism by Phillip Hewett, UU World November/December 2004...

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