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“On Mediation” by Mary Klein

“From the Editor’s Desk,” Jan/Feb 2020 Western Friend "Love and truth spring forth in all times and all places – even in the hearts of cha…

Started by Mike Shell

0 19 hours ago

Faith: The Great Big Puzzle

Matthew Callow commented at the end of his discourse on liberal British Quakerism: "It often feels like we're trying to work something out…

Started by William F Rushby

0 on 1st day (Sun)

Is Semite Really a Synonym for Jewish?

As I've been discussing with some Jewish friends on Facebook, I find this whole debate about whether "Anti-Semite" also means "Anti-Zionist…

Started by Kirby Urner

2 1st month 8
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Hungry for more of the Jesus of the Quaker tradition?

Hello Friends, I wanted to reach out to you to let you know that I'm developing a new Quaker meeting in Washington, DC where I live. We wi…

Started by Olivia

10 1st month 5
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Jon Watts Struggles with Quaker Ministry Issues

I live mostly outside of the liberal Quaker orbit and find it difficult to relate to the issues and struggles which appear to animate that…

Started by William F Rushby

2 1st month 5
Reply by William F Rushby

Our Promised Land: Planet Zion

Taking mythical stories too literally gets us into a lot of racist notions long debunked by modern science. God almost wiped out the descen…

Started by Kirby Urner

0 1st month 3

Semi-programmed?

I had someone contact me trying to help me with the "semi-programmed" section of the glossary page I have at QuakerJane.com. She describe…

Started by Isabel Penraeth

7 12th month 11, 2019
Reply by Christopher Hatton

Why Do Primitive Quakers Cling to Traditition?

Why do Primitive Quakers cling to tradition? Is it a comforting way to be with one another and speak and practice comforting, known, alread…

Started by Jean Yeager

41 11th month 30, 2019
Reply by William F Rushby

The Trouble With Quaker Gossip

The trouble with Quaker gossip is that so much of it is silent.

Started by Forrest Curo

4 10th month 1, 2019
Reply by Forrest Curo

Looking for a reference

There's a story I once came across about an early Friend, and I can't remember which one, or where I saw it. Here's the story: this Friend…

Started by Robert Kirchner

0 8th month 23, 2019

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Faith: The Great Big Puzzle

Matthew Callow commented at the end of his discourse on liberal British Quakerism: "It often feels…See More
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Kirby Urner replied to Kirby Urner's discussion 'Is Semite Really a Synonym for Jewish?'
"Thanks for jumping in Mackenzie. I can see where the word "anti-semite" would appeal to…"
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Mackenzie replied to Kirby Urner's discussion 'Is Semite Really a Synonym for Jewish?'
"In the context of the word "antisemite," yes, it definitely is a synonym for Jewish. My…"
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