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Quakerism 2020 in some Neck of the Woods

I'm using science fiction to forecast what a Meeting might come to, by way of Faith & Practice. The regional F&P is open source on…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 on 1st day (Sun)

As a Quaker (or Christian, Evangelical, Anabaptist) how does one get out of Jury service?

Is there a way of being exempt in the UK completely (so not added in again 12 months after refusal) from Jury Duty on the basis of faith? A…

Started by David Timothy Holdsworth

2 on 1st day (Sun)
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...plain?

I'll probably start a storm with this, but, here goes... Plain dress. ...is it? Is it plain? I've seen the price of a pair of broadfalls...…

Started by Karl Vonderheyde

11 7th month 27
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Rescuing Romans 13:1-7 – How do we answer authoritarian use of these words?

Friends, Please join me on my blog post "Rescuing Romans 13:1-7" for a conversation about this topic. Amid the wide global turmoil stirre…

Started by Mike Shell

0 7th month 2

Regarding Pronouns

I pay a lot of attention to pronoun use. People often say "our nuclear weapons" and/or "what we did in Vietnam". I don't have any nuclear w…

Started by Kirby Urner

3 5th month 8
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Jesus' Political/Economic Role

This book (not yet available) will be bringing up an aspect of Jesus' historical life and purposes that hasn't been much emphasized or even…

Started by Forrest Curo

0 5th month 3

Memo on Facebook (RSoF page)

I understand AFSC's support of BDS. However Quakers are super interested in the issue of forced conscription and the right of conscientious…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 4th month 19

"ARE QUAKERS HUMANIZED?" – A review of Steven Pinker's "Enlightenment Now"

"ARE QUAKERS HUMANIZED?" – A review of Steven Pinker's Enlightenment Now by Quaker Universalist Fellowship https://tinyurl.com/Pinker-Enlig

Started by Mike Shell

0 4th month 3

Theological Terms

Portland is very Asian.  Some of the terms used in theology might need fine tuning if we're using them to classify beliefs. If I believe in…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 4th month 2

No Quakers, Only Quakerism

I like Karen Armstrong's observation that Protestants especially are into "head beliefs". They believe a lot hinges on all that monkey chat…

Started by Kirby Urner

5 3rd month 29
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