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Audio Recordings, Summer 2009

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Audio recordings of the Summer 2009 UU World are available as .mp3 files. You may listen to the magazine in sections or article by article: The first five links below group related articles together; the numbered tracks offer individual articles in the order in which they appear in the magazine.

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These recordings are made possible by the UUA Department of Communications and the UUA Office of Accessibility Concerns, and were recorded by Dick Hill with audio production by Peter Bowden.

Commuting-length audio files

Front Matter : Opening Words, From the editor, Our calling, Mailbox, Letters to the editor, On the Web, What in the World? (40:36)

Ideas : Forum, Looking Back (17:29)

News : Congregational Life, Spiritual Landmarks, News (41:59)

Spirit: Reflections (26:58)

Features (1:01:12)

Individual articles

TRACK 01 Opening Words (2:05)

TRACK 02 From the editor: ‘Utne’ honor, farewell to ‘uu&me!’ (4:46)

TRACK 03 Our Calling: My heart sings songs of thanks and praise (5:59)

TRACK 04 Mailbox (3:26)

TRACK 05 Letters to the editor (15:03)

TRACK 06 On the Web: Blog roundup (includes Traffic report: Top ten online) (8:13)

TRACK 07 FORUM: The promised land is under your feet (11:54)

TRACK 08 CONGREGATIONAL LIFE: Congregations organize to combat recession (7:56)

TRACK 09 SPIRITUAL LANDMARKS: Committed to building green (3:09)

TRACK 10 Lessons from an elephant sage (10:26)

TRACK 11 CREATIONS: Blue Agave (1:32)

TRACK 12 Memoir: A natural aptitude (4:45)

TRACK 13 The human condition (10:40)

TRACK 14 ‘One Tribe, One People’ (34:26)

TRACK 15 A Public Witness: President William G. Sinkford (19:20)

TRACK 16 The Liberal Saints: Andrene Kauffman’s murals (8:41)

TRACK 17 UUA to cut staff, reduce expenses (4:36)

TRACK 18 Killer sentenced, victims honored (6:26)

TRACK 19 UUs keep up reconciliation work (6:02)

TRACK 20 Being UU in Utah (2:25)

TRACK 21 Board ends affiliate relationships (4:59)

TRACK 22 California UUs partner with Tijuana families (1:57)

TRACK 23 CLF supports new military ministry (1:35)

TRACK 24 Moderator Courter seeks second term (4:33)

TRACK 25 UUs participate in global warming conference, rally (2:28)

TRACK 26 UU fights South Carolina’s ‘I believe’ license plates (2:47)


TRACK 28 General Assembly to elect new president (42:11)

TRACK 29 What in the World? Questions for spiritual reflection and adult group discussions (6:17)

TRACK 30 LOOKING BACK: John Murray’s conversion to Universalism (6:12)