Author Archives: Tom Owen-Towle

About Tom Owen-Towle

With 44 plus years in Unitarian Universalist ministry and four decades of leadership in the men’s movement, Tom Owen-Towle brings a seasoned perspective to the topics of progressive religion, partnership, gender justice, parenting, and citizenship in the global family. Tom Owen-Towle has been a parish minister since 1967 and is the author of two dozen books on various topics of personal growth, social compassion, and spiritual depth. He has been partnered in marriage for 38 years to Carolyn Sheets Owen-Towle, and they are devoted parents of four and active grandparents of six. He is also a guitarist, a Little League coach, a budding magician and merry-maker, especially with seniors. Owen-Towle is a national leader who continues to conduct workshops and retreats on the core themes of his books.

Owen-Towle Workshop on Saturday, November 5, 2011

Tom Owen-Towle’s first local workshop on his new book, Theology Ablaze, will be held on Saturday, November 5th from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego at 4190 Front St. Please contact Chris Christianson at … Continue reading

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I am delighted to report that my new book THEOLOGY ABLAZE is a “hot” item in the Unitarian Universalist cosmos right now. Folks are buying it for individual nourishment as well as covenant group discussion. The core of the book … Continue reading

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In our world of relentless jostling for survival, where we’re buried with trivia and trauma, we all covet moments to catch our breath and rejuvenate our weary, worn beings. Breathing is an activity destined for self-nourishment, but it also constitutes … Continue reading

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Pleasantly Surprised

Since my new book, THEOLOGY ABLAZE, has been published and promoted, I am pleasantly surprised that folks from my high school, college, and seminary years (over 50 years and counting!) have learned about this book on a life-affirming, liberating, and … Continue reading

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A Blazing Start

My new book on progressive religion, entitled THEOLOGY ABLAZE, is off to a rousing start. PayPal orders are available and pouring in. Thanks for your continuing interest and support.

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My New Book on Theology has Arrived

My new book, entitled THEOLOGY ABLAZE: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary Year of Unitarian Universalism, has just arrived and copies are now available. This volume explores 29 classic themes such as God and death, silence and forgiveness, evil and justice, love … Continue reading

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Welcome to to my blog. My intent is to use this as a forum for exploring, sharing and discussing how to lead a spiritual life.

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