Seminary for a Day: Transcendentalism

Seminary for a Day: Transcendentalism Comes West Rev. John Buehrens Saturday, January 28, 2023 and headshot of Rev. Buehrens

Saturday, January 28, 9:30 a.m.–2:35 p.m. online or at First Unitarian Portland

Are you yearning for greater depth in your spiritual life?

Join us in-person or virtually and delve deeper with author and former UUA President, Rev. John Buehrens. Rev. Buehrens served as UUA President, 1993-2001. A prolific author, his most recent one about our heritage is CONFLAGRATION: How the Transcendentalists Sparked the American Struggle for Racial, Gender, and Social Justice (Beacon, 2020). Rev. Buehrens will give the keynote address.

A workshop, “God Optional: Theologies Among Us Today,” will be offered by Rev. Buehrens and Rev. Rebecca Ann Parker. Buehrens and Parker surveyed the hope-filled thought patterns in progressive religion today in their book, A House for Hope: The Promise of Progressive Religion in the 21st Century (Beacon, 2010).

See for more information and to register. Registration closes 4 p.m. Sunday, January 22.

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