6th mo. 2019 Blog Posts (4)

A Quaker Hospice in Switzerland?

“The kingdom of God has little to do with church and religion - serving God is about serving humanity” Leonhard Ragaz (Swiss theologian born 1868 near Tenna)

The project “Old Cheese Dairy” in Tenna is a civil-society initiative based on a leading by an individual Friend, financially supported by the…

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Added by Othmar Ferdinand Arnold on 6th mo. 30, 2019 at 12:53pm — No Comments

A Review of Edwin L. Battistella's "Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology"

 Originally published on the blog of Quaker Universalist Fellowship.

Reviewed by Larry D. Spears.

Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology, by Edwin L. Battistella (Oxford…

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Added by Mike Shell on 6th mo. 24, 2019 at 10:07am — No Comments

Journaling a Departure

The Religious Society of Friends group on Facebook is very quiet on the subject of impending war with Iran. That's a kind of silence I don't want to be around.  I left the group.  Not enough authentic Quakerism for my taste.

Added by Kirby Urner on 6th mo. 16, 2019 at 6:53am — 9 Comments

Years ago a fire destroyed my collection of books, videos and documents, some rare, and some historical, and all centered on the theme of Intentional Community.  Since then I have been rebuilding tha…

Years ago a fire destroyed my collection of books, videos and documents, some rare, and some historical, and all centered on the theme of Intentional Community.  Since then I have been rebuilding that library and my Religious Society of Friends library.  Of course, many artifacts regarding Intentional Community are safely in the care of The Communal Studies Association and various museums.  And there is no worry about the vast collections of Quaker material,  safely guarded in the libraries…

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Added by Laura Scattergood on 6th mo. 12, 2019 at 10:57am — No Comments

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