Sermon: Atheism

Sunday, October 3, 2010, 10:15am to 11:15am
Rev. David Robins
Audio icon Sermon20101003.mp3 (13.42 MB)


  The Pew Research Group released the results of their latest survey on religion in America this week. They asked Americans about religious figures such as Luther, and Mother Teresa. What they discovered was that the Americans who knew the most about religion, were the atheists and agnostics. Amazing!
            Three people, had been friends since childhood. They had grown up together in a Unitarian Universalist Church. One was a UU Buddhist, one a UU Pagan, and the third was a UU atheist.  Every year they got together for a week of sailing off Nantucket. One year, while sailing, a dense fog came up suddenly. As the three anxiously went from one side of the boat to another to look for rocks, the boat suddenly hit a rock, and the water began to fill the sailboat.
 The UU Pagan looks skyward, and says