David Stevens

The Legacy of Henry David Thoreau 200 Years After His Birth

How does what Thoreau wrote influence or relate to UU beliefs and practices today? Walden was and is his most popular book. Does it have anything for today’s reader? Thoreau considered himself a Transcendentalist, rather than a Unitarian.  But where do those beliefs fit in today’s world? His essay “Civil Disobedience” influenced Ghandi and Marin Luther King. How does it sound … Continued