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From: The Ear of the Soul ...

I noticed this post after following a link posted in the Daily Pick section of this website. It has captivated my attention and thought som…

Started by Keith Saylor

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Reflections on the Transgender Conflict

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Reflections on the Transgender Conflict The transgender conflict is currently breaking hearts and confusing minds…

Started by Daniel Wilcox

9 on 2nd day (Mon)
Reply by Daniel Wilcox

What do you call your outreach committee?

Our Meeting is creating an outreach committee to improve our visibility.  We have a strong commitment to not proselytize, but are trying to…

Started by Rochelle Webster

37 7th month 17
Reply by Fleur Parker

Is Outreach a Class Issue? A Poverty Issue, Even?

I'm sure we'd all prefer that it not be... Is it?

Started by Forrest Curo

20 7th month 16
Reply by William F Rushby

If We Can't Talk About God, We've Got Nothing Worth Saying.

In John Punshon's _Encounter With Silence_, he says that being distracted by questions of ritual can easily be explained "if we view the ce…

Started by Forrest Curo

4 7th month 16
Reply by Keith Saylor

How Should People Now Apply This?

"There is every reason to believe that in the eastern Mediterranean in New Testament times, 'rich' or 'wealthy' as a rule meant 'avaricious…

Started by Forrest Curo

5 7th month 11
Reply by Forrest Curo

Quaker?

"Hasidism believes that the prophetic consciousness is still available (though the Sages declared the prophetic period closed at the time o…

Started by Forrest Curo

12 7th month 10
Reply by Forrest Curo

The Church of No

I think someone already posted a discussion or blog (what's the difference?) about an habitual negativism in the Quaker mindset.  I also th…

Started by William F Rushby

23 7th month 6
Reply by Forrest Curo

My Affirmation of Christian Faith

Some Friends make the Christian faith out to be loaded with inhumane “freight” to which its adherents do not admit.  Some Friends regard Ch…

Started by William F Rushby

21 7th month 4
Reply by David McKay

Don't Miss This Must-Read Article by Chuck Fager on Progressive Quakerism

Don't Miss This Must-Read Article! Get disturbed and urged to think deeply across current theological, political, and cultural divides.Re…

Started by Daniel Wilcox

5 7th month 2
Reply by Kirby Urner

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Keith Saylor commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'The withdraw of affection for meaning, purpose, and identity anchored in outward political and religious forms and institutions.'
"Thank you, Howard, for indulging me a bit. I appreciate and cherish your words. Forrest, well said,…"
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Howard Brod commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'The withdraw of affection for meaning, purpose, and identity anchored in outward political and religious forms and institutions.'
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Forrest Curo commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'The withdraw of affection for meaning, purpose, and identity anchored in outward political and religious forms and institutions.'
"How about? -- Prompted by a secular worldview _and_  by an unrecognized inner Presence, people…"
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"Wow, there is so much in this considered response. I'd like to press you further, sort of…"
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Howard Brod commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'The withdraw of affection for meaning, purpose, and identity anchored in outward political and religious forms and institutions.'
"I have trouble, Keith, providing a 'yes' or 'no' answer because of the…"
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