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Unitarian Christian Alliance

78 EpisodesProduced by Mark Cain, UCA memberWebsite

The Trinity doctrine is perplexing. Many Christians prefer explicit Scriptures on the one God over catholic creeds. Mark Cain explores living as a lower-case-u unitarian amid a trinitarian majority with insights and stories from unorthodox guests.


47. Be My Secret Heretic - Hannah Deane

Navigating a degree from a Baptist Christian university, Hannah shares her tips, tactics, and heartfelt stories. 


What we are, one stadium in 70 thousand persons, graduating from seminaries lacking some details, the earliest Christian groups, sense for common folk, and dilapidated castles.



Superheroes book review request, a joke, UCA Events, Susan's note about the dangerous Trinity concoctions, UCA conference in the works, and the Trinity FastPass. 


  • (07:07) Interview
  • (09:22) Trinity comes to church
  • (10:23) Planning for college
  • (14:46) Events at college
  • (15:33) Roommate clandestine conversations
  • (17:29) Heresy is a popular topic
  • (18:22) Superheroes book
  • (19:20) Would you serve with non-Trinitarians?
  • (20:23) It's heresy, move on
  • (21:34) NIV editor visits and acknowledges truth
  • (22:49) Delighting in highlighting the Delighting book
  • (23:44) Nicea and standing on the heretic
  • (24:41) Ministry work, doctrinal statements
  • (26:02) Tip on signing statement, not agreeing
  • (26:56) Secret heretic
  • (28:20) Becoming theologically bilingual
  • (29:12) "Fair. . . "
  • (29:31) Discouraged, isolated
  • (30:26) Could you have gotten kicked out?
  • (31:30) Advice for others
  • (32:44) Being bold, gaining respect
  • (33:57) The fear seen in others
  • (34:38) Had to get away, cognitive dissonance
  • (36:07) UCA conference reflections, younger folks
  • (37:15) Future plans
  • (38:27) Book review request (Superheroes)
  • (39:48) Index talk (very meta, no?)
  • (40:35) Joke!
  • (41:16) Events!
  • (41:44) Note from Susan, and the Trinity drugs


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