Speaker: Kala Perkins

Kala Perkins has a background in science and is also  a lifelong student of religion and spirituality. She has studied many diverse spiritual practices and has 20 years of traveling, teaching and work experience in Asia and Australia. Next month Kaka Perkins will be graduating from UU’s Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley, CA.

Currently she has been accepted for Certified Pastoral Training in Interfaith Ministry with Pacific Health Ministries, the Institute which trains chaplains for Hawaiian hospitals and health facilities .

A Brief History of Bioethics

So what is Bioethics? By 1920 most major countries had some form of eugenics: good genes. Who do we want to reproduce the next generation? Who is best suited, who unfit? From Chile to Europe, China to USA, the unfit were sterilized. Only after the … read more.

Juxtaposing Revolutionary Spirits

We continue our dance on the edge of the bioethical, exploring the socio-spiritual dilemmas challenging three revolutionary spirits at the nexus of racial and social justice in the 20th century. We meet Dr. Howard Thurman, co-founder of America’s first interracial church, an audacious Russian woman … read more.