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Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?

Why do Primitive Quakers cling to tradition? Is it a comforting way to be with one another and speak and practice comforting, known, alread…

Started by Jean Yeager

9 1 hour ago
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Collectively Distracted From The Message and the Mission at times?

http://www.larknews.com/archives/775    A link from the Christian humor parody  news site  "The Lark",   parallel to "The Onion".   Relevan…

Started by Laura Scattergood

5 on 2nd day (Mon)
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Friends Journal's "Love in the Belly of the Beast" & Michelle Alexander's "The New Jim Crow"

Friends, Laura Mangnani has a powerful piece in the September 2014 issue of Friends Journal titled "Love in the Belly of the Beast."  Mich…

Started by Mike Shell

5 10th month 14
Reply by David Nelson Seaman

H(2)O

How do a trinity of gas molecules, two of hydrogen and one of oxygen, under the correct condition become a new substance? The same way that…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

3 10th month 13
Reply by Keith Saylor

Why Most People Are Stuck in Loops?

The reason that people "don't see x" is that they're seeing 'y'. They "just don't think" whatever it is we think they ought to be thinking;…

Started by Forrest Curo

2 10th month 7
Reply by Forrest Curo

The Juggernaut

As world travel seems to be the impetus for invasive species of fish plaguing our waterways, world religions have introduced the Juggernaut…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

1 10th month 5
Reply by Forrest Curo

Link to Peaceful Societies

http://www.peacefulsocieties.org/ Hi Friends  In case this resource is new to any of you.   The point being, I personally do not believe t…

Started by Laura Scattergood

0 10th month 2

San Diego Quakers

Wonder if there are any Quakers on this site in San Diego? And if you have attended Quaker meetings here, or been to Evangelical Friends Ch…

Started by Stacey

5 10th month 2
Reply by Forrest Curo

Swarthmore Lecture - Ben Pink Dandelion

Has anyone else listened to Ben Pink Dandelion's presentation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRO-lGD9emM It was a very challenging critiq…

Started by Stephanie Stuckwisch

7 9th month 28
Reply by Laura Scattergood

Fanaticism

Just as the opposite of love is indifference, not hate; so the opposite of openness to divine guidance is religious fanaticism. Robert A. J…

Started by Clem Gerdelmann

15 9th month 23
Reply by Forrest Curo

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Jean Yeager replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Keith Saylor speaks my mind. I believe that the Presence - meaning experiencing intense Spirit…"
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Keith Saylor replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Hello Jean, It might be helpful to think of Primitive (relative to the first Quakers) as…"
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Jim Wilson replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Good Morning Jean: I'd like to suggest looking at traditional Quakers (I prefer the term…"
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William F Rushby replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Hello, Jean! I vowed that I would stop posting on this topic for the rest of the day.  So much…"
5 hours ago
Jean Yeager replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Dear William, Thank you for your responses. They are helpful and enlightening. It has been my…"
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William F Rushby replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Yet again! For a more contemporary exploration of George Fox and the early Friends, try Lewis…"
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Presence is the

This morning I found myself in Spenser's sonnets and specifically:“After long stormes and tempests…See More
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William F Rushby replied to Jean Yeager's discussion 'Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?'
"Jean, it's me again! By the way, I grew up about 70 miles from Rutland, at Port Henry NY. The…"
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