Ethical Culture

In Search of a Wider, Deeper, Richer Humanism

Today’s news is unsettling. Since September 2011, terrorism doesn’t seem so far away from us, even if it is taking place on the other side of the world. For those who are attuned to international events, the upheavals reported daily are captivating, and not in ways that put us at ease. Extremism is a defining […]
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Prudes and Libertines: Politics, Religion and Polarization

Platform address by Dr. Joseph Chuman, leader of the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County April 1, 2012 My title this morning comes from an important, indeed superlative, book, entitled American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us. The book, published in 2010 and co-authored by Robert Putnam, a professor
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Ethical Culture Is Not Atheism, But What Is It?

 By Dr. Joseph Chuman, leader, Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County         What I want to do for my first address of the new season is what I have always done, and that is speak of Ethical Culture directly. It is my opinion, and I believe a well-grounded one, that Ethical Culture strives to shape […]
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2006 Commitment Dinner speech

My name is Ken Karp. I am your 2006 Pledge Chair. Thank you Val, Dan and Sue for your inspiring words. Valarie, you spoke on the meaningfulness of the Ethical Culture Sunday School program. Your perspective is simultaneously one of a Sunday school parent and our Sunday School Director. You put tremendous energy
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