Religion: Deleted Deity

A rather radical proposal

How does a Unitarian begin his prayer? Answer: "To whom it may concern . . ." That dog-eared ecclesiastical joke became a real possibility last week, as the Unitarian Universalist Association opened debate on a rather radical proposal: to delete any mention of God from its founding statement of principles. The Rev. Walter Royal Jones Jr., head of the drafting committee, noted that the idea was subject to change, and a Colorado layman protested, "We can never sell this." Nonetheless, the move toward godlessness represented a growing consensus among...

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