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Big Tent Quakerism

Last year I attended a conference called “Big Tent Christianity.”  Phillip Clayton and Tripp Fuller cosponsored this event. As many of you recall Philip is a Quaker from Claremont Friends and is former dean of theology at Claremont Theological School. (Currently, he serves as vice-president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty at CTS).  He spoke to us last year during meeting for worship.  Clayton described Big Tent this way:

‘Big Tent’ evokes the image of the revival tent that…

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Added by Becky Memmelaar on 8th mo. 21, 2011 at 11:51am — 2 Comments

The Day the Planes Began to Fall

When the planes began to fall from the sky on September 11, 2001, time stood still.  My husband (a captain at Midway Airlines) and I (an international flight attendant) were enjoying our second cup of coffee.  We were getting ready to go buy cupcakes to take to school for our son’s birthday when the first plane hit the World Trade Center. We knew instantly that our lives would never be the same again.

 

My husband’s company folded the next day on September 12, and the company…

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Added by Becky Memmelaar on 5th mo. 4, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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