Founding Address – May 15, 1876

Felix Adler, May 15, 1876
 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture Note: Language has not been modernized. Only a few typographic changes were made. For a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal...
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Equal Rights Amendment Background on Strategies

Read Leader Jone Johnson Lewis’ Equal Rights Amendment Background to the Two Strategies of the 2015 AEU Resolution on the ERA. She explains the history and reasoning for supporting the resolution’s call to action to eliminate Congress’ deadline and ratify the ERA.
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Some Characteristics of the American Ethical Movement

Felix Adler, From “Some Characteristics of the American Ethical Movement” (An address delivered in South Place Chapel, London, June 7, 1925) In undertaking to give a brief account of some of the distinctive traits that have developed in the American Ethical Societies...
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Treating Each Other Well

by Martha Gallahue The topic “Treating Each Other Well” is geared more toward maintaining membership rather than membership growth. When we treat each other well, we demonstrate to potential members who we are. In fact, we may be held to a higher standard for treating...
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The Essential Difference Between Ethical Societies and The Churches

by Felix Adler, from Adler’s “The Religion of Duty” Chapter Ten (New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1905) Note: language has not been modernized. For nearly two thousand years the Christian Church has existed in the world fulfilling its beneficent function....
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