Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
Can environmental change start with us?
As a Quaker, I have this kind of thing in my history: ordinary people who made small choices, day after day, to live more justly, and eventually the collective change of their lives, changed the world.”
Quakers don’t typically follow the traditional church calendar year. Dana explains why she’s observing lent this and shares what she’s giving up.
I am hoping that this Lenten discipline will last beyond Easter. One of the reason early Quakers rejected things like Lent was that they felt that they had become empty rituals.
Jon Watts launches the first video in his QuakerSpeak project, exploring the origins and contemporary community of Quakerism. First up, an interview with Guilford College’s Max Carter.
Doug Bennett reflects on national board meetings that can bring together very different types of Friends:
Friends meetings and churches are so comfortable with their own style—small in scale, and wholly volunteer—that they can be ill at ease with the ways of a large organization and the program activities of paid staff.
From the incoming board chair of the U.S. peace group:
For me, the miracle of Quakerism is that a humble and unexceptional group of people have the audacity to sit together in silence, believing and waiting to hear from God.
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Hello All,I am very new to the Quaker faith, and have a question I was hoping someone might be able to answer.I am wondering if anyone within the community knows of literature that exists on the subject of Quakerism and physical disability/chronic…Continue