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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 entering the conversation in meaningful ways, adding a certain texture or quality to it carrying the life and experience of Friends. This does not come easy; it needs time, life, and love."

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