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Universalism as a means to social harmony

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rupert Booth 4th month 2, 2011. 22 Replies

The theme of “Can one be a Quaker/Universalist and a Christian/Buddhist?” and discussions on relations within the diverse range of Friends, are popular topics amongst Quaker Universalists. However…Continue

 

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I live in Oxford, England and am a member of the local meeting there.

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Spirituality and Solitude

Posted on 5th mo. 2, 2011 at 1:39am 1 Comment

I have been recently reading or reading about the Christian spiritual masters from Cassian onwards and most seemed to be unattached (living in or moving between religious communities), or let those attachments go, e.g. Augustine. Similar comments apply to the Buddha (walked out on family) of the Sufi mystic Ibn Arabi.

Is there a lesson here, that spiritual enlightenment is not pursued 'en familie'?

In friendship

 Rupert

 

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