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Quakering Theology

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" when we are Quakering theology rather than building a Quaker theology we are involved in a conversation much larger than our group alone. It requires we maintain openness to the ideas and ways of being of others; but more than openness, it requires we listen and develop a deep familiarity as well. It means recognizing that honest engagement with other communities of faith will challenge us and call us to change individually and as a movement. Quakering implies…

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Added by David Johns on 11th mo. 5, 2012 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Border Crossings and a God who Doesn’t Behave

God doesn’t know how to behave. I find this annoying.
Think about it; if anyone should know how to act, how to ‘play by the rules,’ if anyone should know what our roles are and should be, it would be God. God has a parking space—and it’s a good one: Employee of the Month—the best we have to offer. We can see it from our window. It’s only natural to give God a space; in fact, it’s very generous of us.
We know how God is. So, God has a place…and each of us…
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Added by David Johns on 10th mo. 6, 2012 at 1:58pm — No Comments

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