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To receive consideration, complete applications, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted by October 1, 2015. It might make applicants feel better to know that they were not rejected but rather that they didn't have a real shot at the job. What has happened is that some Unitarian Universalists, who would never think of imposing a theological creed, have in various ways imposed a social or political creed. 44 Persistently did he remind his contemporaries that the belief that a society can tolerate and flourish while allowing conflicting ideas and institutions to exist emerged initially during the eighteenth century. 45 Beattie reported abundant testimony from numerous churchmen stating that the church's primary purpose is to reform society.

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