The public is invited to the Freethinkers' Briefing on Jan. 24 at the Unitarian Universalist Church on
Fruitville Road. File photo
RABBI CHALOM TO PRESENT PROGRAM AT FREETHINKERS' BRIEFING
dean for North America of the International
Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism
and rabbi of the Kol Hadash Humanistic
Congregation in suburban Chicago, the
release adds. He also serves on the Advisory
Council of The Humanist Institute, and he
The church is located at 3975 Fruitville Road participated in the 2012 Symposium of the
Institute for Humanist Studies.
in Sarasota. Admission is free.
Secular Spirituality: Oxymoron or
Emotional Meaning? will be the topic of the
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota's
next Freethinkers' Briefing from 10 to 11:30
a.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, the organization has
The guest speaker will be Rabbi Adam
Chalom, a news release says. Among the questions that will be discussed are the following:
What is the balance between a secular lifestyle and spiritual or emotional fulfillment?
Where do Humanists find what Humanistic
psychologist Abraham Maslow called "Peak
Experiences"? Is spirituality an inappropriate
concept for Humanists or is it a basic human
need that we must find a way to meet?
Chalom recently edited "Sherwin Wine's
posthumous magnum opus," A Provocative
People: A Secular History of the Jews, the
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The Unitarian Universalist Church of
Sarasota is a welcoming congregation serving
Sarasota and Manatee counties, the release
"Chalom, a lifelong Humanist and Humanistic adds. More information may be found at
Jew, is one of the leading voices in Humanistic www.uusarasota.org or by emailing
Judaism," the release points out. He is the email@example.com.