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Why I Strongly Disagree with Micah Bales' article that all humans are "depraved"

To Micah in response to his claim in his new blog article that all humans are "depraved." I often am renewed, uplifted, encouraged by your…

Started by Daniel Wilcox

43 on 1st day (Sun)
Reply by Forrest Curo

Open to New Light

I have picked up a new (to me) book — or rather I have downloaded it onto my e-reader. It is by somebody named Leslie Stevenson and it is c…

Started by David McKay

3 2nd month 21
Reply by James C Schultz

Friends Discussing Racism

[ excerpt from one of Multnomah's several listservs, this one a study group that includes film-watching ] Really interesting documentary ab…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 2nd month 18

Are there any perceived or experienced downsides to reliance on Clearness Committees~?

Isn't there an over reliance on Clearness Committees? Or is it unusual for meetings to consider them a 'cure all' or pardon the figure of s…

Started by Mark Gailey

8 2nd month 14
Reply by Mark Gailey

Apology for True Christian Divinity: Proposition 7 Concerning Justification

As many as resist not this Light, but receive the same, it becomes in them a holy, pure, and spiritual birth, bringing forth holiness, righ…

Started by David McKay

19 2nd month 14
Reply by James C Schultz

Quaker Without a Meeting: A Response to Jason

Hello, Jason! You ask what to do when one wants to be a Friend, but there is no compatible meeting nearby.  To answer this question meaning…

Started by William F Rushby

5 2nd month 11
Reply by Shane Moad

Changing the time and/or day of weekly worship.

Winnipeg Monthly Meeting (which I am part of) has grown in attendance from less than 10 to closer to 30 over the past few years. A delight…

Started by Glenn Morison

0 2nd month 9

Quaker Esoterica

Today I get to teach more Martian Math in a local Catholic school. That's something I pioneered thanks to Saturday Academy and Reed College…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 2nd month 9

Sharia Banking in Quaker Town: Why Not?

I doubt one in a hundred USers has any clue what Sharia means. Something like Kosher right? https://t.co/l3GrovZm64 — Kirby Urner (@thekirb…

Started by Kirby Urner

4 2nd month 9
Reply by Kirby Urner

My Role Model Quakers

My role model Quakers are the late 1700s industrialists who hoped the industrial age would give birth to benign forms of "company town" cap…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 2nd month 9

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