Aaron J Levitt
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Led to song?

Started this discussion. Last reply by William F Rushby 6th month 8, 2020. 20 Replies

One thing I love in silent worship is that speech is only when led and not by rote.One thing I miss in silent worship is that songs of praise and joy are never voiced.In (and immediately after)…Continue

Language as Idolatry

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron J Levitt 1st month 31, 2012. 4 Replies

One of the more frequently appearing, and theologically emphasized, names of God in the Hebrew bible is generally translated “I am that I am”, or sometimes “I am that is”. The point, I believe, is…Continue

 

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William F Rushby replied to Aaron J Levitt's discussion 'Led to song?'
"List of Quaker History  and Bulletin articles at https://muse.jhu.edu/journal/394"
6th month 8, 2020
William F Rushby replied to Aaron J Levitt's discussion 'Led to song?'
"See also Joshua L Baily, "Friends and Music," Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, Vol.23, #1, Spring, 1934, 22-30.  The *Bulletin* was the predecessor of Quaker History and its articles are available for free download…"
6th month 8, 2020
Matthew Callow replied to Aaron J Levitt's discussion 'Led to song?'
"Aaron, At a Meeting for Worship many years ago, my heart was weighed heavy with grief, so I ministered to all who may be similarly afflicted, and not surprisingly four or five f/Friends arose after and we comforted each other’s desolation. One…"
5th month 21, 2020
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William F Rushby replied to Aaron J Levitt's discussion 'Led to song?'
"https://muse.jhu.edu/article/394004/pdf [ This content has been declared free to read by the publisher during the COVID-19 pandemic. ]"
5th month 18, 2020
William F Rushby replied to Aaron J Levitt's discussion 'Led to song?'
"Singing in the Spirit in Early QuakerismKenneth L. CarrollQuaker History, Volume 73, Number 1, Spring 1984, pp. 1-13 (Article)"
5th month 18, 2020
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Aaron J Levitt replied to Kirby Urner's discussion 'Is Semite Really a Synonym for Jewish?'
""(W)e cannot really understand statistics without including racial differences in the mean and the variance of, for example, impulsivity or intelligence." What utter and utterly repugnant nonsense. It's been a few years since…"
5th month 14, 2020
Aaron J Levitt replied to Kirby Urner's discussion 'Is Semite Really a Synonym for Jewish?'
"Hi Kirby, I don't think there's any one, correct answer to your question. "Anti-semite" is generally used in reference to anti-Jewish bigotry, so I would say that's what it "means" in the most important sense. The…"
5th month 1, 2020
Aaron J Levitt replied to Kirby Urner's discussion 'Is Semite Really a Synonym for Jewish?'
"Dear Heidi, I would suggest you pause before presuming to define other people's terms of identity. I don't think I've ever met a Jew who would agree with your definition of who is or is not a Jew, and I've known a great many Jews…"
5th month 1, 2020

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At 6:13pm on 12th mo. 8, 2012, Christopher Hatton said…

Welcome Aaron, yes I was at an interesting meeting last week on the Kairos-Palestine, a wonderful mixture of Friends, Mennonites, Catholics and a few Lutherans. 

I work with Christian Peacemaker Teams in the land of Canaan/Israel/Palestine, hence my regular visits to Ramallah (possibly May 2013 next visit).  I also work with QCEA.  So it would be a pleasure to worship with you.

At 11:54am on 10th mo. 27, 2011, William F Rushby said…
Hello, Aaron!  I have not read your post.  I am not a member of the group where you submitted it.  However, I hope you won't feel too badly about words written in the heat of the moment, but later regretted.  It happens to many people, myself included!
 
 
 

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