Doug Bennett's Blog – 8th mo. 2012 Archive (1)

Indiana: a fresh schism in the making, or an old break refractured?

I hope Friends everywhere are paying a little attention to what is happening in Indiana Yearly Meeting, a Quaker schism in the making.  And as the ground trembles in Indiana, I hope Friends everywhere are praying for us to find God’s way through this.

Nearly every North American yearly meeting has some schism in its past, some episode of disagreement, laced with bitterness perhaps, then separation into separate, smaller bodies.  Some of these successor groups thrive more than others. …

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Added by Doug Bennett on 8th mo. 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — 9 Comments

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