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The origins of the Nort Spews ...

By way of introduction, I started my blog, The Nort Spews News & Reviews, back in 2005. This was just before I became a member of the Miami Friends Meeting.



Though the blog was intended from the beginning to be about a wide range of subjects of interest to me personally, when looking back I see that the very first entry concerned a war protest in front of the meeting house.



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Added by Steve Donachie on 1st mo. 12, 2009 at 4:34pm — No Comments

The New Calvanism

I read this morning an interesting New York Times magazine article on the rise of a "New Calvanism" as embodied by one preacher and church in particular: Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill.

Thought folks here might be interested. And I wonder what Convergent folks think about it.

Here's the long article.

Added by N. Jeanne Burns on 1st mo. 11, 2009 at 1:17pm — 13 Comments

Witnessing For Peace In A Violent World: I

On New Year’s Eve, Clare and I saw the 2005 German film Sophie Scholl: Die Letzen Tage (The Last Days). The film tells the incredible true story of Hans and Sophie Scholl, a brother and sister who were students at the University of Munich in 1943 and who with several other brave young people formed the White Rose resistance movement against the Nazis. Hans, who had served on the Eastern Front, had witnessed with horror the execution of Jews by members of an Einsatzgruppen unit, and… Continue

Added by Michael Radigan on 1st mo. 2, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Chasm

The Chasm between the Activist and the Contemplative

 

I can’t remember the name of the blog, but last year I read about a Meeting that decided to have a structured sharing between those who spoke often at Meeting for Worship and those who remained silent.  As I recall the two groups were paired and given time to express their views of Meeting for Worship.  As one might expect, those inclined to be speakers at Meeting for Worship had a lot to say, while those who inclined to…

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