Tag Archives: Christianity

Rewriting the book (a personal view)

The book that defines, if anything does, what it means to be is Quaker, is Quaker Faith and Practice.  (Read it online.)  Some of its chapters are practical stuff – making marriages legal, who runs burial grounds.  But much of it … Continue reading

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Journey into life: Inheriting the story of early Friends

Every year on the Saturday evening of Yearly Meeting, our annual conference, a Quaker is invited to deliver the public Swarthmore Lecture.  The Lecture dates back to 1907 and is named after the home of Margaret Fell (Fox), who is regarded by many … Continue reading

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Can Quakers become a mass movement?

An American Quaker asks some searching questions about whether Quakerism still has the potential to become the mass movement, that it last was 300 years ago?  Are there aspects of our religious tradition that actually bar the way for those who are … Continue reading

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