Re: Unitarian (and other) Universalist

From: William T. Yates (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 20:26:24 EDT

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    I think he's correct - the Unitarians denied the Trinity, the Universalists deny
    the uniqueness of salvation through Christ. They found each other.

    Love the one-liners! :)
    Garrison Keillor says that the area around his mythical hometown of Lake Wobegon
    was settled by Unitarian missionaries who came to Minnesota to convert the
    native Indians by means of Interpretve Dance.

    --Bill Yates wrote:

    > In a message dated 9/7/00 11:44:21 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
    > writes:
    > > >>I don't know if they maintain the name, but at one time there was a
    > > Unitarian-Universalist Church. My recollection is that it was an
    > amalgamation
    > > of two groups with the separate names. >>
    > >
    > > Yes, the Unitarians (i.e., no trinity) and the Universalists joined some
    > > time ago.
    > We're off topic, but it was my impression that Unitarian in this context
    > referred not to rejection of the Trinity but to something like "the essential
    > unity of all religions" (all paths being equally valid, etc.). Can somebody
    > out there settle this?
    > I'm not used to disagreeing with David on this list ... :-)
    > > What do you get if you cross a Unitarian Universalist with a Jehovah's
    > > Witness? Someone who goes around knocking on doors for no apparent reason.
    > Did you hear about the new Unitarian-Universalist branch of the Ku Klux Klan?
    > They are going to go around burning question marks on people's lawns.

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