"I was a member of the Baring Street Fellowship (mentioned by William F.Rushby). This was a small group -- four families at its largest. I think Rushby's 3rd paragraph pretty much sums up the thicket that brought us down. My…"
"Sometimes editors just leave out the "Jr." I did write that 1954 article on "Which Way Peace?"
My "senior" was Thompson V. Palmer, a Quaker botanist, nurseryman, and landscape gardener -- with the greenest…"
"Hi Vail: I'm cleaning out some old files in my new Friends Journal office and came across a copy of The Friend from 8th Month 5, 1954. It somehow opened up to page 38, which is an article by T Vail Palmer called "Which…"
"The nation state a possible other God? Yes! really! I figured that out when I was writing my Ph.D. dissertation back in the 1960s -- with some help from a hard-nosed Niebuhrian political scientist, Hans J. Morgenthau. Read Morgenthau's Politics…"
"As a matter of my own experience, I am pretty much with you -- I pray and listen to God, and am thankful to God for the great victory over the forces of darkness won in the incarnation, crucifixion, & resurrection. I think the "personal…"
I am a member and recorded minister of Freedom Friends Church, in Salem, OR.
I am a former editor of QUAKER RELIGIOUS THOUGHT and former chairman of the board of the Center for Christian Studies of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, OR.
My present ministry concern is that I am writing a book, titled "Friends, God, and the Bible". A major thesis of the book is that the central thrust of early Quakerism was that they read the Bible empathetically. Their testimonies, beliefs, and way of life were fruits of this empathetic reading of the Bible.
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Hi Vail: I'm cleaning out some old files in my new Friends Journal office and came across a copy of The Friend from 8th Month 5, 1954. It somehow opened up to page 38, which is an article by T Vail Palmer called "Which Way Peace?" Very cool! Is this you or is this the senior to whom you're the junior?
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