Suggested Readings on Unitarian Universalism
One way to learn about Unitarian Universalism is to read some of the books which are
available on the subject. One source of books is the Unitarian Universalist Association
bookstore in Boston MA. Credit card orders may be placed from 8am to 4pm central time at
1-800-215-9076. The following is a list of recommended books:
- Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide
- William Schultz, ed.
Essays by contemporary Unitarian Universalist offer a wonderful introduction to the UU
beliefs, practices and history.
- 100 Questions That Non-Members Ask About Unitarian Universalism
- by John Sias.
Culling questions from people outside the religion and from both present and former
members this book summarizes UU beliefs, customs, history, statistics and more.
- Our Chosen Faith
- by John Buehrens and F. Forrester Church.
A concise introduction to Unitarian Universalism, featuring a useful chronology of UU
- Black Pioneers in a White Denomination
- by Mark Morrison-Reed.
Using stories of two Black ministers, this book traces the pain and the difficulties
experienced by all.
- A Stream of Light
- Conrad Wright, ed.
A look at five generations I Unitarian thought from 1805 to 1961.
- The Larger Faith: A short History of Unitarianism
- by Charles Howe.
A history of the struggles and evolution of the Universalist denomination.
- The Jefferson Bible
- by Thomas Jefferson.
The Christian bible as edited by Jefferson for his own use, focusing on Jesus' teachings
rather than divinity.
- Three Prophets of Religious Liberalism
- Conrad Wright, ed.
The major addresses by Channing, Emerson and Parker which shaped early 19th century
- On Being Human Religiously
- by James Luther Adams.
A look at religion's ties to everyday life by one of the greatest Unitarian theologians.
- If Yes is the Answer, What is the Question?
- by George Kim Beach.
Invites readers to ponder their own liberal religious commitment. Beach demonstrates how
religion illuminates the real issues of the late 20th century.
[Back to Home Page]
This page is maintained by W. Scott Leigh - [email protected]
Page last modified: 6/14/98