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Quaker Whalers

Friends may be shy about sharing their whaler past, given superseding environmental concerns. Whaling took a lot of skills, not the least o…

Started by Kirby Urner

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Urging Meetings to support the UN treaty banning nuclear weapons

Quakers understand that humans seek to organize their affairs according to rules we might agree to, with the Quaker Meeting for Business se…

Started by Kirby Urner

1 on 5th day (Thu)
Reply by Kirby Urner

What would you expect from a Quaker-run café?

Dear Friends. I'm running a small café in the quiet harbour town of Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. I would like to ask you your opinion, if I m…

Started by David Anthony

5 on 5th day (Thu)
Reply by Kirby Urner

Ebook of Christian Pacifism: Fruit of the Narrow Way

Originally published by Friends United Press, it is out of print though a few used ones can still be found (e.g. bookfinder).   I just put…

Started by Michael Snow

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Plain Magazine

I'm re-reading The Plain Reader by Scott Savage and am wondering if anyone has back issues of Plain magazine that would part with, or if an…

Started by Beverly

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Reply by Kristen McLewin

Does God Want Us to Be Other Than We Are?

Quakers inherited various elements, good and bad, from the Puritanism of the times from which our movement was born. One was the belief (ec…

Started by Forrest Curo

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Reply by James C Schultz

Is this article from Mennoworld (Mennonite) relevant to Friends?

http://mennoworld.org/2017/10/23/the-world-together/fundamentally-flawed-how-mennonites-failed-to-be-faithful/

Started by Ray Lovegrove

4 10th month 25
Reply by Forrest Curo

Salute the flag, sing the Anthem?

I did not grow up in the RSoF, but since I was a boy I had a dread of being asked  to take an oath, salute the flag or recite the Pledge. I…

Started by Michael Kingsbury

2 9th month 29
Reply by Kirby Urner

Powers and Principalities...

Is the Society of Friends 'a Power' in the sense of that old 'Powers and Principalities' metaphor? Why, why not? Should we be concerned abo…

Started by Forrest Curo

1 9th month 16
Reply by James C Schultz

Running a Friendly Business

Hey, Friends! Does anyone know of any resources or forums out their for Quakers running businesses? I own a small cafe in Iceland with my…

Started by David Anthony

7 8th month 22
Reply by David Anthony

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Forrest Curo commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'Founding Quakerism: “Their chief design... to reduce Religion to Allegory?”'
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Forrest Curo commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'Founding Quakerism: “Their chief design... to reduce Religion to Allegory?”'
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