Sermons from December 2018

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Celebrating Sally Hemings: Taking Back the Narrative of America’s Unacknowledged First Lady

The historical narrative of Sally Hemings, unacknowledged wife of Thomas Jefferson, has been misrepresented for political purposes for more than 200 years. By means of modern science, archaeology, and adroit historical sleuthing, the real story of this mixed race woman of intelligence and agency can now be told. Our speaker, James Young, is a long-time […]

Listening for Deep Stories

Address given by Bart Worden, Clergy Leader for the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester on Sunday, December 2, 2018. A core value for Ethical Humanism is respect for others but how does one do that with people who hold and act upon beliefs that are antithetical to one’s own beliefs? Sociologist Arlie Hochschild has been […]