Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
I have noticed that some Friends get caught up (or is it ‘entangled”?) in cerebrating (thinking and reasoning) about God and other spiritual matters. What one can and cannot accept or believe becomes…Continue
Matthew Callow commented at the end of his discourse on liberal British Quakerism: "It often feels like we're trying to work something out in Liberal Quakerism, to resolve some great philosophical…Continue
I live mostly outside of the liberal Quaker orbit and find it difficult to relate to the issues and struggles which appear to animate that culture's belief system and social dynamics! Just today I…Continue
The January/February 2014 issue of Christianity Today ran a cover story entitled: "The World The Missionaries Made". The author is Andrea Gilley. The author ID said that she "spent part of her childhood in Kenya as the daughter of Quaker missionaries."
Her essay focusses on the research of Robert Woodberry, a sociologist who teaches at the U of Texas. For his dissertation, he examined the impact of "conversionary" Protestant…Continue
From Yahoo News:
Judy Rushby McLaughlin, one of my sisters, wrote the following reminiscence about the Orthodox Quaker fellowship at South Starksboro VT in the late 1960s.
South Starksboro Through a Child's Eyes.
We roared over ribbony road toward the mountains from New York State. They were mountains that we always looked at from afar off, but seldom went to. The Volkswagen Beetle crawled at a quick clip and struggled up the hill that…Continue