Awake, enlightened: they might sound as if they are much the same thing, or at least close kin. But in two movements of the 18th century, they represented a conflict: between the emotion-driven “Great Awakening” and the reason-saluting “Age of Enlightenment.” Unitarianism and Universalism grew up in that conflict, and we are shaped by it to this day. How can we resolve the internal struggle between our reason and our emotions? Music, historically, has been one of our answers, so as we listen to Yuri we’ll reflect on how music affects us. One of a series, Why do we do that in the service?
Worship leader: Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern
Special music: Yuri Liberzon, guitar
Follow along in the order of service: bit.ly/uucpa_oos_20211024