Unitarian Universalist

Liberal denomination founded in the United States and Canada in 1961 through the merger of the Unitarian and Universalist denominations. Its characteristic principles include the responsibility of each individual for her or his own religious beliefs and ethics, the inherent worth and dignity of every human being, the value of religiously-motivated action for social reform, democratic method in church governance, and respect and regard for a diversity of religious traditions.

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Unitarian Universalism
Unitarian Universalist
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Liberal denomination founded in the United States and Canada in 1961 through the merger of the Unitarian and Universalist denominations. Its characteristic principles include the responsibility of each individual for her or his own religious beliefs and ethics, the inherent worth and dignity of every human being, the value of religiously-motivated action for social reform, democratic method in church governance, and respect and regard for a diversity of religious traditions. There is no creed to which members must subscribe.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300263304. The J. Paul Getty Trust.