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Author Archives: Doug Bennett
May 22, 2013 Stream flowing out of a culvert in Topsham, Maine, May 22, 2013.
May 22, 2013 In response to a recent blog post on the seepage of the doctrine of Biblical inerrancy into Quakerism, a Friend asked for examples. Here is one. In this month’s “Communicator,” the yearly meeting’s newsletter, Indiana Yearly Meeting’s … Continue reading
May 19, 2013 From today’s New York Times: An Underground Pool Drying Up Portions of the High Plains Aquifer are rapidly being depleted by farmers who are pumping too much water to irrigate their crops, particularly in the southern half … Continue reading
May 19, 2013 “The New Association of Friends is a voluntary association of monthly meetings, churches and individuals that supports worship, ministry and service through the cultivation of Christian faith in the Quaker tradition.”
May 19, 2013 Frederick Kubitz, View from the Townsend Gut Bridge, ME (watercolor, 2010)
May 16, 2013 Worth reading this week is a blog post by Rachel Held Evans entitled Is God’s Presence Limited to the Scripture? The question is on her mind (her answer is no) because of a blog post by Tim … Continue reading
May 13, 2103 For a very long while the Bible was clearly an unfinished work. I believe it is still. The books in the Hebrew Testament were written over several centuries, probably most before 500 BCE. The set of books … Continue reading
May 12, 2013 On this Mother’s Day, I had the chance to sing a new hymn whose words (and music) I like a great deal. Hymn singing is one of the pleasures of attending a United Church of Christ (UCC) … Continue reading
May 6, 2013 This is the third in a series of posts about the Bible in which I want to say how and why I find the Bible essential for my spiritual life. (The first is here. The second is … Continue reading