Homily: I’m a UU Because of Jesus (Jeff Witmer, September 16)

What I’m going to say does not depend on Jesus being divine — I’m talking about UUism and Jesus, NOT about UUism and Christ. It also does not depend on Jesus having existed (as one person who roamed Galilee 2000 years ago). If you could transport back in time 2000 years, could you find and talk to Jesus, the son of the carpenter Joseph, in Nazareth? Maybe, or maybe not. Maybe the Jesus of the gospels is an amalgamation of several figures from that age. I don’t know, and it doesn’t matter for what I’m saying this morning. More

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