Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religious tradition that was formed from the consolidation, in 1961, of Unitarianism and Universalism. Since the merger of these two denominations—each of which has histories that stretch back hundreds of years—Unitarian Universalism has nurtured its two heritages to provide a strong voice for social justice and liberal religion.
Rather than a single creed or doctrine, Unitarian Universalism is a covenantal tradition that affirms and promotes seven Principles, grounded in the humanistic teachings of the world’s religions:
Unitarian Universalist spirituality is unbounded, drawing from scripture and science, nature and philosophy, personal experience, and ancient tradition, as described in the six Sources of our faith:
Meadville Lombard is one of only two Unitarian Universalist identity seminaries in the world. We educate our students to bring into the world our UU values of justice, equity, and compassion.
For more information about Unitarian Universalism, visit the website of theUnitarian Universalist Association.