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Unitarian Universalism is a religious faith, based primarily in the United States, that was created in 1961 when the American Unitarian Association and Universalist Church of America combined to create the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Neither Unitarians, Universalists, nor the UUA has ever held a uniform position on the morality of war. Members of the clergy and laity of these groups have been pacifists or hawks in various times and circumstances.

Their openness to multiple perspectives on war echoes their diverse religious perspectives. Both groups emerged during the late 18th and 19th centuries as radical Christian faiths, with doctrines that were typically seen as theologically unorthodox by other Christians. Unitarians rejected the idea that God was a trinity (and hence that Jesus was God), whereas ...

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