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American Friends and White Collar Crime - the case of Amy Gottlieb

Started 8th month 18, 2018 0 Replies

Amy Gottlieb is "the associate regional director of the Northeast Region of American Friends Service Committee"Under this title she is mostly known for defending her husband Ravi Ragbir against…Continue

Tags: Crime, Collar, White, Ragbir, Gottlieb

 

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Retired media archivist, 64, not enough liberal to be a Quaker, not enough literal to be a Mennonite. Mostly a withdrawalist: People ought to withdraw from the world and (if they prefer) withdraw from each other and Christians ought to help them with this.

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Rambling: Quaker or Anabaptist? A matter of class?

Posted on 1st mo. 13, 2018 at 8:42am 3 Comments

As I say sometimes, I am "not literal enough to be a Mennonite" and "not liberal enough to be a Quaker".

I suppose that this is partly a matter of class consciousness. I have grown up in a small village where most men were industrial workers (with some additional farming) and even if  I am lazy by nature I have internalized the small people work ethics.

Now, Anabaptism is historically a religion of (and for) farmers and craftsmen. The good side of that: They have still some…

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