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Quakers featured in novels

Curious about fiction that features Quakers, either as main characters or minor characters. Does anyone recommend - or not recommend - any…

Started by Chris Marcus

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Reply by Sonja Darai

Love Thyself as Thine Enemy

Switched around this way, this Christian enjoinder makes plenty of sense. A true enemy deserves respect and admiration.  The price for not…

Started by Kirby Urner

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Israel is a Great Place

[ The exchange below ensued in my Facebook profile around the time the AFSC was blacklisted by a political faction in Israel ] Jasand Prusk…

Started by Kirby Urner

1 1st month 11
Reply by Kirby Urner

Quaker Bonds: Using the World Bank’s "Pandemic Bond" Model

"How do Quakers manage financial investments in a socially responsible way? How can Quakers translate faith into practice with their invest…

Started by Mike Shell

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Similarities and Differences Between the Quakers and Anabaptists. Discuss.

To get things started here is an excellent article that draws some early comparisons: Early Quaker and Anabaptist Writings.

Started by David Timothy Holdsworth

0 12th month 13, 2017

God "in" us

God 'in' us is like a door in us. But God is also us, and everything to be seen looking in or out.

Started by Forrest Curo

0 12th month 12, 2017

When Your "Faith Community" Isn't

In my time at Pendle Hill, I was puzzled by one of our teachers asking us about our "Faith Community." This was a big "Huh!" If "faith" mea…

Started by Forrest Curo

0 12th month 11, 2017

Quakerism and Charter Schools

"What if the Gulen schools start teaching the Bucky stuff, which US schools pointedly turned their backs on?  Yes, I'm talking about tet :…

Started by Kirby Urner

4 12th month 7, 2017
Reply by Kirby Urner

"A Quaker's Response to Christian Fundamentalism." Sallie King (2009)

Sallie B. King is the author of many titles on Buddhism, Quakerism, interfaith dialogue, and the cross-cultural philosophy of religion. "A…

Started by Mike Shell

5 12th month 3, 2017
Reply by Forrest Curo

The Politics of God

Many people strongly wish God to have no politics whatsoever, lest they themselves have to reconsider their own political loyalties. Yet it…

Started by Forrest Curo

21 12th month 2, 2017
Reply by Forrest Curo

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Sonja Darai replied to Chris Marcus's discussion 'Quakers featured in novels'
"I think this is the comprehensive list of mentioned books in this thread.  We have been…"
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Sonja Darai replied to Chris Marcus's discussion 'Quakers featured in novels'
"I read a few years ago Quaker Summer by Lisa Samson.  It's in some series called Women of…"
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HHS Announces New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

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Claire Wynn replied to Chris Marcus's discussion 'Quakers featured in novels'
"There is a historical novel called Flowers From The Storm by Laura Kinsale in which the heroine is…"
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Love Thyself as Thine Enemy

Switched around this way, this Christian enjoinder makes plenty of sense.A true enemy deserves…See More
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Kirby Urner commented on Chaplain Stogumber's blog post 'Rambling: Quaker or Anabaptist? A matter of class?'
"I enjoy the perspective of Quakerism as business friendly, as clearly, based on its jargon,…"
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A Post from Madison Monthly Meeting News, with an excerpt from my post regarding FWCC Traveling Ministry Corps

Your Heart Knows What to Do We have a traveling minister in our midst. Chuck Schobert, a member of…See More
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Keith Saylor commented on Chaplain Stogumber's blog post 'Rambling: Quaker or Anabaptist? A matter of class?'
"Eratta - Ana spurs = Anabaptists Both instead of but in the next Sentence."
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