Tag Archives: Creed

What’s Wrong With “Christian Fiction”

April 14, 2016 Walking the shelves of my local library, I was surprised to find a label on a book that said “Christian Fiction.” It was just above the regular label that makes books findable in  the stacks. Topsham Public Library puts … Continue reading

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Biblical Inerrancy Watch: the Evangelical Free Church of America

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

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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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Deal or No Deal? Creed or No Creed?

February 7, 2013 “Friends have no creeds.”  We Quakers often say that. We are committed to no human words but rather to following the Holy Spirit. We believe God speaks to us today – speaks to all who still their … Continue reading

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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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