After the Good News: Is Liberal Faith at a Crossroads?

Much in our UU heritage promotes endless human advancement, onward and upward forever. This optimistic modernist view has recently been challenged by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd, who “calls religious progressives to greater authenticity and truth-telling rather than blind optimism.”

How might greater truth-telling make religious liberals more resilient, open to new perspectives. How might UUs address the “myth of perfectability” identified during our earlier conversations on Repentance and Repair?