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The Huston Smith Lecture Series on Religion: Why Religion Matters

From the July 2002 issue of The Christian Science Journal

On eight Thursday evenings this spring, I negotiated the hills of San Francisco to attend a series of lectures on world religions at the Unitarian Universalist Church at Geary and Franklin streets. In the spirit of this progressive town, youthful activists with petitions for saving old-growth forests, along with collectors of blankets for the homeless, met the arriving crowd.