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The Almost Church
 
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Michael Durall
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The Almost Church

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A critique of contemporary practices of worship, faith development and leadership in Unitarian Universalist congregations.
88 pages
Published 2004
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Mariah
I had trouble getting into this book, perhaps because I am new to Unitarian Universalism and it got into the nitty-gritty of the culture of the denomination, how churches are run, etc. I agreed with some of the issues he raised- such as need for revitalizing liturgy and developing a clearer U.U. identity.

I am glad to say though, that many of the problems he discussed are not present, or less of a problem in our church- Unity Unitarian in St. Paul. Unity is very welcoming and emphasizes stewards...more
Paul
A critique of contemporary practices of worship, faith development and leadership in Unitarian Universalist congregations.
Becky
Meh. Lots of complaints. Not much for solutions.
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