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As others see us: Quakers as "suicide cult"?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Jay 2nd month 26, 2011. 4 Replies

 

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Can "God" substitute for "Spirit"? A companion post to "Do God and Spirit equate?"

Posted on 6th mo. 23, 2011 at 11:47pm 1 Comment

In an earlier Red Electric post I replaced "God" in some well known "God" quotations with the word "Spirit" to see how the exercise might illiminate the meanings of the words and their relationship to each other.

 

In my most recent post, I've done the opposite, replacing "Spirit" in various references to "Spirit" with the word "God."

 

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Do "God" and "Spirit" equate?

Posted on 6th mo. 20, 2011 at 2:12pm 1 Comment

I've posed this question on my Red Electric site. I invite Quaker Quaker Friends to respond.

 

http://theredelectric.blogspot.com/2011/06/do-god-and-spirit-equate.html

An Ocean of Ink

Posted on 4th mo. 4, 2011 at 9:24pm 0 Comments

Quakers made the front page of the New York Times last Friday.

Was the story about the Religious Society of Friends' on-going struggle for peace?



Was it about the effectiveness of the Quaker lobbying group, the Friends Committee on National Legislation?



Was it about the fact that there are far more…
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Amazed by Grace

Posted on 3rd mo. 3, 2011 at 8:34pm 0 Comments



Grace...sound freed of meaning, stills and soothes.




“Amazing Grace. How sweet the sound!”







Grace...gentle, loving forgiveness.



“And Grace, my fears relieved.”







Grace...acceptance and… Continue

The Christmas Zombie

Posted on 12th mo. 25, 2010 at 11:33am 0 Comments

The family gathered on Christmas Eve. Those in their 30s talked of

vampires and zombies — the latest craze. No one mentioned the birth in

Bethlehem.



The conversation turned to encounters with spiders, ants and snakes. No one mentioned Jesus of Nazareth.



I was quiet, numbed by the banter, the stories and the weight of my

years. With the Christmas tree glittering in the next room and the fire

crackling in the fireplace, I too did not think of the child in… Continue

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