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“I’m a God-fearing Humanist!”Date:
January 12, 2005
The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
Phone: (616) 892-9300
Rev. Owen-Towle talked about UU minister and colleague, Roger Greeley, being a pillar of Freethought and how he did performances of Clarence Darrow and his beloved Robert G. Ingersoll. Rev. Owen-Towle regards himself and others who share his vision as freethinking mystics with hands. Freethinking, because he looks to governing truths to inform and enlighten him, but not to the absolute truths of more fundamentalist religionists. He is always awake to omens of the divine and to the ineffable things beyond him, so he regards himself cloaked in mystical garb as well.
About Tom Towle, BA
Senior Minister Pro Tem, Fountain Street Church
Rev. Tom Owen-Towle, Senior Minister Pro Tem, Fountain Street Church. Owen-Towle was ordained in 1967 and has served congregations in Wisconsin, Iowa and California. For 24 years, he and his life mate, Carolyn, were co-ministers of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego. He is the father of four children and 5 grandchildren. Rev. Owen-Towle has authored 17 books, most recently one entitled Growing the Beloved Community.