Monthly Archives: June 2014

UTS Alumni Forum (UK) May 24th 2014: “Visions of Cheon Il Guk”

Livingstone House 2014 was the occasion of the 11th annual gathering of the UTS graduates in the UK, but this year the closed ‘forum’ format of previous years, of invited participants only, was replaced by an open ‘symposium’ to which all Unificationist members …

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The Social Manifestation of Cheon Il Guk by Sallyann Goodall/Franklin PhD (UTS’93)

Constitutions and Implementation: The New South Africa, Participatory Action Research and the Unificationist Task. Constitutions are for practical purposes. For implementation. They are not just ‘ideas’ or ‘a piece of paper’ or ‘rules’, although they may also be seen or function as such. A constitution does not exist in and of …

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Theological Foundations of Cheon Il Guk

I recently chanced to read Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyon. It was written in 1678 while Bunyon was in jail for preaching as a Dissenting Minister. Bunyon himself, born in 1628 had lived through the rise of Puritanism, the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell and the Republic (1648-1660) and …

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Let’s Hear It for the Dysfunctional Family: film reviews by Kathy Winings Ed.D. (UTS’87)

August: Osage County A review essay of the 2013 films “American Hustle,” “August: Osage County” and “Blue Jasmine.”   If it were not for animated films, I’m not sure our children would see anything in today’s popular media that would recommend the beauty and …

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A NEW CHARTER FOR MARRIAGE by Don Trubshaw (UTS’89)

Reconsidering the Foundations of Marriage For Twenty First Century Secular and Multifaith Britain The Significance of Marriage  The Principles of Marriage  The Character of Marriage THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MARRIAGE In this document we intend to set out a view on the place and nature of marriage, in light …

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Quote of the Week: Williamson

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. […]

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The Sin in the Garden of Eden and Where America Is Headed by Bruce Sutchar (UTS’85)

Growing up Jewish, I never understood original sin. I can remember my non-religious parents equating original sin with something that Christians believed, regardless that the story is wholly contained in the Book of Genesis. For those growing up in the 1950’s, the baby boomer generation …

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Virtue for the Week: Hope

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The family is the school of love, and parents are the teachers by Thomas Walsh Ph.D. (UTS’79)

The family has stood for millennia as the center of social, psychological and intellectual, spiritual and moral development of children; the place where children learn the core virtues, principles and values that are necessary if they are to develop and lead happy, healthy and productive lives.Users Throughout the ages, the world’s great religions …

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In Memoriam: Carlton Sherwood (1946-2014)

Carlton Sherwood (1946-2014)   Carlton Sherwood, the author of Inquisition: The Persecution and Prosecution of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon (Regnery Gateway 1991) died of congestive heart failure at age …

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