Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
Although US president Barack Obama is not a direct descendant of the Anglo-American slave trade, his abolitionist stance versus nuclear weapons is consistent with abolitionist values championed by a few Quakers in Underground Railroad times.
You may be thinking "a few Quakers" is an understatement given Friends had disowned all slave-owning by around the early 1800s, pre Civil War. Good point, however the US Government took the position that slavery was legal at the time, and indeed…Continue
Added by Kirby Urner on 5th mo. 27, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
I'm asking an open-ended query, accepting in advance that some Friends may have made up their minds on this question (see title), whereas many more will have never posed such a query to themselves.
We might as well give it some time to season, invite feedback.
As Clerk of IT Committee for NPYM, it's a part of my designated role to invite open forum on such questions, debate if you will, worship-sharing, worship-discussion.
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