Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
How do you interpret the Sabbath day of the week, from our Judeo-christian roots? Do you keep it weekly? If you do, what does it look like?
I understand from his book of sermons in the West Indies (`That thy candles may always be burning') that George Fox saw coming under Christ's rule as an eternal Sabbath, rather than being led into an observance of one day of rest in a week of seven days. I think he saw it as being brought into God's eternal rest through coming…Continue
James C. Shultz's recent blog post 'Why I'm not on the Occupy band wagon' and the comments to it got me thinking. The blogger writes, in the comments, "Going into business for yourself is the Quaker way. " A number of the other commenters have argued that is not possible. I know my thinking about this has been influenced by the book 'Beyond Civilization' by Daniel…Continue
I started writing this as a comment on Micah Bales’ blog post about Occupy & Quakers, and it grew until it needs its own post. I have a vision of what living the gospel looks like in this age, which I am working towards the best I can, but I don't know if others will see it the same way. Maybe it's too obvious, or too crazy, but I have to try to write what I can…Continue
The door is open
The Quaker Community in Bamford in the Peak District was set up in 1988 with two main aims: