Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
From my Facebook, NOV. 6 2013. Please note: I usually seek clarity in community on grammar, but did not have the opportunity this time. Suddenly election night is looming again and it’s time to…Continue
"Attend to our fire, Friends!" I croaked in quaking tribulation. I was gathered with Friends from across the country in the Casa De Luz at Ben Lomond Quaker Center. We were gathered for a weekend of learning, worship, and reflection on the rising classification of Convergent Friends.
I traveled to this gathering with a concern that developed as I learned about Convergent Friends while living at Pendle Hill. The definition that had emerged in my mind was that the liberal form…Continue
Before Earlham College’s Stout Meeting House a copy of a statue of Mary Dyer stands, or literally sits, as a silent example of Quaker faith and practice. On a chilly Spring day in 2009 I found myself seeking the original Mary Dyer on Boston Common. Under the cold blue sky and shining sun I was led into Quaker Fellowship unbound by centuries of separation.
The original Mary Dyer statue stands at the corner of the State House of Massachusetts. The statue at Stout Meeting House is low…