There is much pain and sadness among British Friends today as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Many of us have discerned that this is the wrong thing to do as:We hold dear William Penn’s…Continue
I'm merely asking questions. I have no expectations on when you may answer. I do look forward to any responses you may have as time permits.
The ESR Digital Collection does include Penn's Essay on the Present and Future…"
Quaker history is full of personal and corporate reconnections, moments of renewal and revival, and moments of breakdown and separation. This conference offers this broad theme to try and draw common threads across individual and organisational Quaker life, drawing from any period or location. See More
"Dear Keith - If you want confirmation on all the text matching then you will have to wait a few months before time allows. Are you sure ESR do not have this already in their Digital Quaker Collection? If your source of information on the EEC / EU…"
Thank you for your response. I am appreciative for you reference to Penn's essay. I could not glean a facsimile of the original publication, however, I did pull up a reprint of the 1693 original printed in 1912. This reprint…"
"Dear Keith - The UK joined the EU, or EEC as it was then, by referendum. I am going to do the easy thing and direct you to gq-magazine.co.uk/article/list-of-brexit-lies as if I start answering your last question, my emotional energy will compel me…"
Thank you for sharing your reflections on the United Kingdom's disassociation with the European Union. I have followed this issue through the years and have a couple initial questions.
Can you confirm that the UK's original…"
There is much pain and sadness among British Friends today as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Many of us have discerned that this is the wrong thing to do as:We hold dear William Penn’s call for a “a general dyet, estates or parliament” for the nations of Europe for the promotion of peace and cooperationThe deciding Referendum was awash with lies and racism and has emboldened those who attack minority groupsOur emphasis as Friends is on peace and prosperity and not national pride…See More
"Friends have a ministry of bearing witness to marriage, which we see clearly in the Gospels and Quaker tradition, which one would expect with the revival of primitive Christianity. Within Britain Yearly Meeting, who were performing same-sex…"
"Hello Jeff - I'm a British Liberal Quaker but interested in Evangelical Quakerism, and am doing a comparative academic study between BYM and NWYM (the later having split over the issue of same-sex marriage in recent years). I understand that…"
8th mo. 1, 2020 at 9:30am to 8th mo. 7, 2020 at 1:30pm
Listening, prophecy and reconciliation: allyship in a climate emergencyJoin us for a week of worship, fun, conversation, sharing, hope, games, learning, building community and above all challenge. Are you ready to live adventurously?We will create the framework, but you will build the Gathering. There will be places for old Friends and new to meet and talk, for arts and craft activities, for physical activities, and for quiet reflection.See More
"I am the Clerk of my Area [Monthly] Meeting Nominations Committee and we fill the pastoral roles reasonably well, but struggle with finding Trustees, Clerks and Treasurers. A small number of people take on a lot of roles and at times get tired, yet…"
"I am within the Liberal Britain Yearly Meeting tradition which I guess is very similar to Philadelphia Year Meeting, which I think Jon belongs to. In Britain, the ascendancy of liberal thought was apparent at the 1895 Manchester Conference, by way…"
"Hello Josh - Quaker schools in UK are interesting places and their fee-paying status is controversial among f/Friends in light of our testimony to equality; even many Quakers in Britain cannot afford to send their children to them (despite the…"