Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Mormons give us all a lesson

The musical, the Book of Mormon, is not uncritical of the faith.  It is probably very rude, given who wrote it.  American Mormons responded… by buying ads in the programme, which said “Seen the play?  Now read the book.”    Their official … Continue reading

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Money and Morality

Much has been made in the media of new Barclays Bank CEO Antony Jenkins’ aspiration to return to the ethical principles of the bank’s Quaker founders. We shall watch the bank’s progress with interest. In the meantime there is a very … Continue reading

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Same sex marriage, a few days after

In the summer of 2009, Quakers decided to campaign for the right to conduct same sex marriages. This week, the House of Commons voted by more than 2:1 in support of that. It feels a momentous day for how we … Continue reading

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