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Friends' Ideas About Poverty?

JD Crossan said Jesus had a couple of words available for saying "Blessed are the poor." One refered to people in a 'not rich, but we work…

Started by Forrest Curo

2 8th month 21
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"The Chasm of the Divide: A Personal Reflection by one Palestinian"

Friends, A blog post worth sharing: http://infiniteoceanoflightandlove.blogspot.com/2015/08/the-chasm-of-divide.html. Also, check out Musal…

Started by Mike Shell

0 8th month 16

‘Like a cork on the ocean, wafted hither and thither as the Spirit of God should blow’

The term Quietism, at least in Quaker circles, is usually taken to denote the period stretching from the beginning of the 18th century to t…

Started by Tom E

15 8th month 15
Reply by Keith Saylor

Why have so many Friends accepted a false narrative through reliance on Authority?

The following article will likely surprise many Friends -- although it really shouldn't, should it? http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/322

Started by Forrest Curo

3 8th month 13
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IT concerns at Yearly Meeting level

Greetings Friends -- We've had considerable interest on our NPYM (North Pacific Yearly Meeting) discussion listserv regarding matters IT (I…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 8th month 13

The Unmaking of a Terrorist

Friends, I thought you might enjoy reading THIS perspective on what makes and unmakes terrorism.  I find it to be a very compassionate and…

Started by Olivia

1 8th month 12
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Effects of Church Planting

See https://juicyecumenism.com/2014/07/14/do-episcopalians-have-a-church-planting-problem/

Started by William F Rushby

5 8th month 12
Reply by Forrest Curo

Matthew 7.1-5

Judge not, that you not be judged. For with the judgement you pronounce you will be judged; and the measure you give will be the measure y…

Started by Forrest Curo

7 8th month 7
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Matthew 7.6

Do not give dogs what is holy; and do not throw your pearls before swine lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you. ========…

Started by Forrest Curo

8 8th month 1
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Do Quakers Live This Way? [ Matthew 6.25 -> ]

Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you shall eat or what you shall drink, nor about your body, what you shall pu…

Started by Forrest Curo

6 7th month 19
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Forrest Curo replied to Forrest Curo's discussion 'Friends' Ideas About Poverty?'
"Actually the US has a very mixed set of legacies, from the every-critter-for-itself ethic of gold…"
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Lucas H replied to Forrest Curo's discussion 'Friends' Ideas About Poverty?'
"Hi there Forrest, I think Nelson Mandela said it best: “Overcoming poverty is not a task…"
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