Clarence M. Cullimore Mercer,'s Blog (1)

Oath of Office?

 It is a Quaker practice, among many Friends, to avoid oath taking based on the New Testament book of Matthew, Chapter Five, verses 34 through 37. Friends have struggled well into the last century to get states to recognize our conduct of the marriage rite in Meetings that do not hold with employing ministers.  The same seems to be the case for embracing of same gender couples in this century. State office…

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Added by Clarence M. Cullimore Mercer, on 9th mo. 29, 2015 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

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