Monthly Archives: February 2013

Toward a Testimony of Intimacy

February 28, 2013 Now up on the Friends Journal website, an article I’ve written for the March 2013 issue entitled Toward a Testimony of Intimacy. Here are the opening sentences: Let’s face it: we don’t like to talk about sex. … Continue reading

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The Value of the AFSC Corporation

February 27, 2013 On the AFSC blog Acting in Faith (moderated by Lucy Duncan), I have a new piece today entitled “The Value of the AFSC Corporation.” The Corporation begins its annual meeting on Friday. Below is the text of … Continue reading

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Further Consideration of Evangelical Quakerism and Fundamentalism

February 27, 2013 Fundamentalism Among Quakers — Brinton’s View stimulated a number of comments. Some of them were posted on QuakerQuaker, and some on Facebook, after Friends Journal linked to the piece on its Facebook page.  On River View Friend … Continue reading

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Comments on “Fundamentalism Among Friends — Brinton’s View”

February 27, 2013          Updated below to add further comments Here are comments that have been posted regarding Fundamentalism Among Quakers — Brinton’s View Comments appearing on QuakerQuaker: Comment by Pat Pope Having spent 12 years in an evangelical meeting, I highly … Continue reading

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Fundamentalism Among Quakers — Brinton’s View

February 25, 2013 Perhaps the dateline should read “January 10, 1959” because, rummaging around in the Friends Journal archives, I stumbled across a piece by Howard H. Brinton entitled “The Place of Quakerism in Modern Christian Thought.” It was published … Continue reading

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Prescribing Versus Seeking: Reader Comments on Creeds:

February 15, 2013 “‘Friends have no creeds’ is a creed.” That was a favorite reader comment on my recent blog post Deal or No Deal? Creed or No Creed?  The commenter adds, “Sheesh, have these people never studied recursion or … Continue reading

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Mary Oliver, “At the River Clarion”

February 15, 2013 At the River Clarion Mary Oliver I don’t know who God is exactly. But I’ll tell you this. I was sitting in the river named Clarion, on a water splashed stone and all afternoon I listened to … Continue reading

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