Ethical Culture’s 1980 Statement of Purpose: Its Antecedents and How To Describe What We Are Today At first it may seem odd to devote a
The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County is one of the chapters of the American Ethical Union founded in 1876 by Dr Felix Adler in New York. Dr. Adler was a professor of Philosophy at Columbia University and a social reformer. He perceived a need for a religion based on “deed before creed”.
He founded Ethical Culture to focus on community and good works, rather than personal salvation.
Our interest in the greater society is expressed through programs, such as discussion groups, debates and speakers on important issues of our day.