Sunday Sermon – January 27: Patty Hearst Revisted – the Causal Dynamics of Terrorism

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Join us Sunday, January 27th, at 11 am, when Rev. Alec Craig, our Minister Emeritus, joins us to share his sermon, “Patty Hearst Revisited”.  Do terrorists come from the under privileged? he asks.  Or is there a new causal dynamic?

Youth and adult discussion programs being at 10 am.  In adult discussion, we’ll be considering “The Brain in Prayer.”   Dr. Andrew Newberg , Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomson Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College, has studied the neuro-scientific effect of religious and spiritual experiences for decades, and concludes that all religions create neurological experiences, and while God is unimaginable for atheists, for religious people, God is as real as the physical world. “So it helps us to understand that at least when they [religious people] are describing it to us, they are really having this kind of experience… This experience is at least neurologically real.

Coffee and conversation are continue after service in the kitchen and parlor.   Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is covenantal  faith community in Odessa that welcomes seekers from all spiritual, theological and philosophical backgrounds who wish to join in a free, rational and responsible search for truth and meaning in their lives.

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is located at 18412 Burrell Road, just off Tarpon Springs Road, east of Boy Scout Road) in Odessa. Call (813) 792-1622 for more information.

All are welcome!