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Bible Revisited...

We've had some talk recently about distinctively "Quaker" ways of interpreting the Bible. So far as I understand it, this suggests the foll…

Started by Forrest Curo

23 6 hours ago
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Rabbi Wittgenstein

I adore Wittgenstein's writing, even though I only read it in translation.  This is a love affair of longstanding.  He and I see the same p…

Started by Kirby Urner

6 on 4th day (Wed)
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How to Fall Into Blessing

How to Fall Into Blessing On the mountainous Big Sur coastline 3 months ago, I ran up a steep blacktopped incline from the State campgrou…

Started by Daniel Wilcox

0 4th month 18

William Rotch and Quakers as a "Holy Nation"

Historian Sarah Crabtree has a great post about William Rotch over on the "Age of Revolutions" blog: "A member of the Religious Society of…

Started by Matt

4 4th month 18
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Book: The Powers That Be:

Some one recently directed me to this book, and I just finished and starting a second reading, and I really think it was referenced in this…

Started by James Cusick

47 3rd month 31
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Creating Guidelines for Friends:

This is a very real conversation in my Meeting that we have had some conflict with our interactions with our local "Interfaith Council" in…

Started by James Cusick

21 3rd month 23
Reply by Patricia Dallmann

Why did God choose Israel to be slaves in Egypt?

The Quaker movement had its initial ancestral moment -- in the state religion of a Middle Eastern monarchy -- that traced its legendary ori…

Started by Forrest Curo

28 3rd month 16
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New Friend on Forum.

Hi all. This is my intro and my first comment here, as I am the new guy on board. I attend in southern Maryland FRIENDS and not an official…

Started by James Cusick

22 3rd month 7
Reply by Forrest Curo

Review of Primitivism, Radicalism, and the Lamb's War: The Baptist-Quaker Conflict in 17th-Century England

For those who are still thinking about the discussion last week: How the Friends Movement's emphasis on God's love for everyone, and that e…

Started by Daniel Wilcox

0 3rd month 3

What's In It for God; What's In It for Human Beings? -- That Makes For Bad-News Images of God?

There has to be some purpose, for God's ends, in the abusive-father concepts of God featured in many widespread theologies. And there must…

Started by Forrest Curo

23 3rd month 3
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Forrest Curo replied to Forrest Curo's discussion 'Bible Revisited...'
"I've finally received the book, started with its explanation of anti-language. This is a like…"
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Kirby Urner replied to Kirby Urner's discussion 'Rabbi Wittgenstein'
"Some other quotes, giving more insight into Wittgenstein's attitudes.  He's looking…"
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"Back to that quote, I'm thinking he shares a widespread sensibility that any nuclear war…"
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