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Looking for a reference

Started 8th month 23, 2019 0 Replies

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 was preaching to a crowd about living nonviolently. A man in…Continue

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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 was preaching to a crowd about living nonviolently. A man in the crowd said, "That all sounds very nice, as long as the rest of the world lives that way too." This Friend answered (along the lines of) "We are agreed then that we should live according to the Spirit of Peace. But you are of a mind to be the last man on earth to live so, whereas I am of a mind…See More
8th month 23, 2019

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Anarchist, Permaculturist, active in Canadian Yearly Meeting
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Quaker Testimonies, Quaker Unity

Posted on 6th mo. 25, 2016 at 1:57pm 0 Comments

In distinction to many other expressions of Christianity, and many other religions as well, Quakerism is non-creedal; that is, we don't have a particular set of belief-statements that one must accept in order to be a Quaker. This is confusing for some newcomers, liberating for others. But even for the latter group, the time comes when you begin to wonder: is there any more spiritual substance to Quakerism than 'practise…

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