tom kunesh

MA Religious Studies, University of Minnesota
MDiv Starr King School for Religious Leadership, Berkeley
BA Spanish, University of Minnesota

on Collective Self-Reliance: our 4 UU Mystery Principles

We Can Do It! Ourselves

The pre-UUA principles of the Radical Reformation so basic, so fundamental, & still so challenging that they’re practically secret; & the organizational stretching necessary to get us back into their shape.  

Waters Real & Imaginary

Our annual ‘Water Communion’ – celebrating this summer’s things we’ve done, places we’ve visited, waters we’ve met. Bring a small container of water from real or related water for pouring & mixing into our big communal bowl of water. With a little introduction … read more.

Real Dads: Stories of Our Fathers

Freud says God is our Dads writ large. Our annual national Father’s Day affirms that feeling, that belief, that secular worship of Our Father. Learning about religion in our liberal tradition means that we learn about the Other Side, and that sometimes we need to … read more.

The Secret African Origins of UUism

Origins of unitarianism & universalism in Afrika

Being bound to the ‘Western’ european traditions, we often forget that the first known person to promote monotheism was African, over 3300 years ago. The first 2 Christians to promote God’s universal love and the Oneness of deity were … read more.