Sun, 20 August 2006
August 20 (10:00 a.m.) Delivered at www.unityunitarian.org.
"Godtalk: UU Children and Theist Language" - Kerri Meyer
Our childhoods are chapters of naming, a time when words are magically attaching themselves to our reality and becomng the currency of our transactions with other people. What do our children mean, whether they come from theist or humanist families, when they use the word God? How do we respond to the Godtalk they are absorbing simply by existing in a predominantly Judeo-Christian religious culture? What choices are we making, as teachers, parents, and fellow seekers, about the theological language we use with our young people, and to what end?