UUA 2017-18 Common Read

side by side covers of the two 2017-18 Common Read selections: Daring Democracy and Centering

TWO Books have been chosen for the 2017-18 Common Read

Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Wantby Frances Moore Lappé and Adam Eichen, (Beacon Press, 2017) lifts up the importance of democracy itself. It examines the anti-democracy movement that has led to the Trump presidency, then offers a vision and call to action to save our democracy and to take our civic life to a place it has never been.
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Daring Democracy Book Discussion—first half of the book: Sunday, February 25, 12:30-2 p.m. (during the Fourth Sunday lunch) and/or Tuesday, February 27, 7-8:30 p.m.; second half of the book; Sunday, March 25, 12:30-2 p.m. (during Fourth Sunday lunch) and/or Tuesday, March 27, from 7-8:30 p.m.

Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry, edited by Mitra Rahnema (Skinner House, 2017), centers the stories, analyses, and insights of a number of Unitarian Universalist religious professionals of color as they explore how racial identity is made both visible and invisible in Unitarian Universalist communities.

Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry Book Discussion–Monday, May 7, and/or Monday, May 14, 7-8:30 p.m.

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