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Quakerism: a faith for turbulent times

For Quaker Week 2017 Jon Martin from Quakers in Britain reflects on how the history of Quakerism means it has always been a faith for uncertain times.  You can read the blog article here. Please like & share:

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Exploring Islam in Britain

Exploring Islam in Britain Wednesday 1st February 2017, 7pm (refreshments from 6:30pm), Tottenham Meeting House, 594 High Road, London, N17 9TA Tottenham Quakers invite you to meet with friends from the Muslim community in North London. All welcome. The event will … Continue reading

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Following the Quanglican way

Good article in the Church Times about the crossover between Quakers and Anglicans.  Published to mark Quaker Week 2016.  Read it here. Please like & share:

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The Art of Quaker Worship: WHO and HOW?

THE ART OF QUAKER WORSHIP a time to worship & experience: a time to question & explore led by Thomas Swain visiting from the US, former clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting assisted by members of The Kindlers team Wednesday 11th … Continue reading

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Women bishops

There is no doubt that the decision by the Church of England to ordain women bishops is historic and overdue.  Several other Anglican churches round the world have long done so. It is hard for Quakers to understand the opposition, since the … Continue reading

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Pictures at an exhibition

Patrick Gale’s novel has been widely acclaimed.  It follows the fortunes of a family backward and forward in time, as the famous artist mother suffers from mental illness.  Dealing with families, sanity, artistic ability, death and grieving, and the like, it … Continue reading

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Christian thinktank calls for reconciliation around sexuality

The Christian thinktank Ekklesia is trying to promote reconciliation around the issue of sexuality.  A number of major Christian denominations either contain significant differences of opinion or have altered their position in some regard in recent years.  There is also … Continue reading

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Should we update the book?

Area meeting considered a gripping issue – should we revise Quaker Faith and Practice, “the Red Book”?   We had a deep discussion which showed that people had a range of views and we are not sure, as a local or … Continue reading

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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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Some quotes from the Pope

Its worth trying to find the whole interview where he says he wants women in the church to have more power, says more disciplinary issues should be dealt with locally and not by the Vatican, and he criticises the authoritarian … Continue reading

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