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Unitarian Christianity and the religion of Jesus

J. W. Maw

Unitarian Christianity and the religion of Jesus

by J. W. Maw

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Published by Lindsey Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unitarianism.

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    Cover title.

    Statementby J.W. Maw.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15589166M

    The Unitarian Christian Association, as its name suggests, exists primarily to preserve and celebrate Unitarian Christianity. In short, the Unitarian Christian tradition is founded on a theological position (originally espoused by Michael Servetus and Francis David) that dissents from the doctrine of the Trinity instead affirming the unity of God and placing emphasis on the Abbreviation: UCA. God, Jesus, the Bible, and spiritual disciplines. Unitarian Christians have a strong history of liberal Christian belief, of profound liberal social and political activism, and other traditional liberal Christian values. A survey of Unitarian Christian websites reveals an individual and collective passion for opposing all oppression, defending the.

    Meet Jesus introduces children to Jesus' life and message of love, kindness, peace and tolerance with simple text and lively, full-color illustrations. This book is a resource for a wide range of liberal religious parents and teachers, appropriate for Unitarian Universalists, progressive Christians, humanists, non-Christians and families blending more than one religious . To be Christian and Unitarian in our time means embracing the spiritual discipline of discipleship – of following Jesus of Nazareth as central teacher and prophet for one’s own path- while respecting as equally valuable other paths to greater freedom – enjoying and learning from a diverse community along the way.

      So if you are a Unitarian you can believe anything you want to, as long as you don't accept the Bible and you reject the Deity of Jesus. Muslims believe in a false god, commonly called Allah. Islamic Clerics tell their people what to do and what to believe and that's the exact opposite of what occurs with Unitarians. However, in terms of its impact, Channing’s sermon “Unitarian Christianity“ was very much akin to the Declaration of Independence. Even though Unitarianism had been gradually overtaking Congregational churches in New England, this sermon pulled no punches in stating clearly and forthrightly how dramatically different Unitarian theology Author: Jack Regehr.


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Unitarian Christianity and the religion of Jesus by J. W. Maw Download PDF EPUB FB2

Scotty McLennan is a Unitarian Universalist minister, lawyer, educator, and author. He served for 15 years as the University Chaplain at Tufts and another 15 years as Dean for Religious Life at Stanford.

He now teaches ethics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Read more/5(18). Most Unitarian Universalist Christians believe in God, but not the traditional God-as-Trinity that most Christian churches promote.

The UU Christian God is all-loving, as our Universalist forbears taught, and a unity, as our Unitarian forebears taught. This God is too big to be contained in one person, one book, one tradition, or one time in history.

Channing's speech, as well as other writings, helped to make the name one that Unitarians could adopt for themselves and take pride in. By the standards of Channing's religious views were quite radical, although they were the dominant views of the clergy.

the New Testament in declaring: “We believe in Jesus Christ, the everlasting Son of God, the express image of the Father, in whom dwelt all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, and who to us is the Way and the Truth and the Life.” The Unitarian Universalist Principles state that sources the UUA “draws from” include “Jewish and ChristianFile Size: 90KB.

From William Ellery Channing’s “Unitarian Christianity” (). We regard the Scriptures as the records of God’s successive revelations to mankind, and particularly of the last and most perfect revelation of his will by Jesus Christ. Briefly described, Unitarian Christianity is, like other forms of Christianity, a religion that Unitarian Christianity and the religion of Jesus book the divine character, divine spirit, and divine foundation of the teaching of Jesus Christ.

It places particular emphasis on reason, conscience, and free will in religion and uses contemporary methods to understand myths and symbols of the past. UNITARIAN CHRISTIANITY and we have a strong persuasion, that the language of popular religious books, and the common mode of stating the doctrine of Christ's mediation, still communicate very degrading views of God's character.

An enemy to every religion, if asked to describe a Christian, would, with some show of reason, depict him as. Briefly described, Unitarian Christianity is, like other forms of Christianity, a religion that asserts the divine character, divine spirit, and divine foundation of the teaching of Jesus Christ.

While the Bible is an important text for some Unitarian Universalists, many seek guidance from other sacred books and religious traditions. According to the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry (CARM), Unitarian Universalists generally agree that "human reason and experience should be the final authority in determining the spiritual truth.

Meaning of Unitarianism. Unitarianism is a theological movement named for its view that the God in Christianity is one person, contrary to the Trinity which defines God as three forms in one being; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Unitarian Christians hold that Jesus was encouraged by God in his moral teachings, and he is a savior, yet he was not a divinity or God incarnate. Thanks for listing all these resources for the seeker after the truth of the creed as promoted by Jesus.

It is a strking fact that Christianity must be the only world religion which discards the creed of its own founder.

How can this substitution of Mark (Jesus’ creed) with the creed of Nicea be valid. The Unitarian Christian Conference USA is a network of congregations and ministers in the United States identifying with the historic Unitarian Christian tradition.

The Unitarian Christian Conference USA promotes the concept of the unity of God and the message and example of Jesus of Nazareth as a rational and enriching spiritual path for personal development and a guide for creating a world of justice.

Unitarian Christians believe in the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, as found in the New Testament and other early Christian writings, and hold him up as an exemplar. Adhering to strict monotheism, they maintain that Jesus was a great man and a prophet of God, perhaps even a supernatural being, but not God himself/5(5).

Ignoring Jesus’ teaching and influence distorts our own past and heritage, which is deeply steeped in Christian origins. Furthermore, as Unitarian Universalists, we seek to build a religion based not on nay saying or rejection but rather on a positive, life-affirming message.

And finally, Jesus is still worth hearing out. Welcome to Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship. Welcome to the website of the Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship.

We are non-creedal followers of Jesus rooted in the history and tradition of Unitarian Universalism.

All who wish to freely follow Jesus are welcome to be members of the UUCF. Unitarianism is the belief that God exists in one person, not three. It is a denial of the doctrine of the Trinity as well as the full divinity of Jesus. Therefore, it is not Christian.

There are several groups that fall under this umbrella: Jehovah's Witnesses, Christadelphianism, The Way International, etc. Unitarian Christianity (not to be confused with the Unity Church) is a form of Unitarianism that promotes the teachings and example of Jesus Christ, as found in the New Testament.

Unitarian Christians believe that the exemplar model of how men and women should live was lived by Jesus of Nazareth, who was a man and a prophet of God. I Christian religion. Christianity has come down to us as a mighty stream of thought and feeling, creating Churches, large and small.

The great upheaval in the fif- teenth and sixteenth centuries turned the course of the stream in new ways. One result of the new spirit of freedom was the rise of Unitarian Christianity, which, lilce every form.

Unitarianism as an organized religious movement emerged during the Reformation period in Poland, Transylvania, and England, and later in North America from the original New England Puritan churches. In each country Unitarian leaders sought to achieve a reformation that was completely in accordance with the Hebrew Scriptures and the New particular.

As a Unitarian Universalist and a Christian, as a sceptic and a believer, Scotty McLennan has brought together his disparate worlds in a remarkable book.

He presents us with thoughtful, serious, and compassionate Christians who live their faith—and question it.6/10(1). Quality, Biblical, Economical Christian tracts sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Bible tracts in KJV, NIV, ESV, and other Bible translations.According to the Unitarian-Universalist Christian Fellowship, "Unitarian Christians do share some common beliefs. Most believe in a personal God and a personal savior in his Son the Risen Lord, Jesus Christ.

Most Unitarian Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and not God Himself (second part of the Trinity).Unitarian Christians believe in the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, as found in the New Testament and other early Christian writings, and hold him up as an exemplar.

Adhering to strict monotheism, they maintain that Jesus was a great man and a prophet of God, perhaps even a supernatural being, but not God himself.5/5(3).