A basic statement on my theology

Since the late 1980s, I’ve been a Unitarian Universalist. I find inspiration from various sources: Jewish msyticism, Buddhism, the stories of Muhammad, literature, movies, and so on. For 25 years, I’ve grounded myself in the UU Christian Fellowship. I have spiritual practices — sitting with a local Buddhist group, centering prayer that I facilitate in the Black Forest, silence — that help me to navigate the deep mystery.

Because I believe in the deep mystery of it all, I count myself as inter-spiritual. So the role of the minister in a congregation that has multiple…



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Roger Butts

Author, Seeds of Devotion. Unitarian Universalist. Ordained 20 years.