Monthly Archives: September 2012

Releasing Raccoons to the Wild: An Update on the Schism in Indiana

September 13, 2012 “Set off” is the phrase used in the recently released proposal to carry through a schism in Indiana Yearly Meeting.  “IYM (the organization) will remain intact and those meetings choosing option B will continue to be part … Continue reading

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Beside the Volcano in Indiana: What I’m Learning About Schisms Among Friends

September 7, 2012 Ever since I became a Quaker in my mid-30s I’ve been aware of past schisms among Friends and wondered about how they came about.  Those were idle musings so long as the schisms (Hicksite/Orthodox, Gurneyite/Wilburite, etc.) were … Continue reading

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