Archive | May, 2012


Surmounting our Quaker Language Barriers

The young woman stood outside our meetinghouse staring at our sign. Neatly calligraphed and painted in carefully chosen, muted hues, […]

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What Bridges Are Made Of

A Friend wonders if it’s time to accept our differences.

Sarah Katreen Hoggatt is an author, speaker, spiritual director, and photographer. She holds a masters degree from George Fox Evangelical Seminary and was on the editorial board for the Quaker Youth Book Project. She is a member of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Ore. Her blog is at WalkingTheSea.blogspot.com.

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Homosexuality: A Plea to Read the Bible Together

Homosexuality is the issue that most threatens to create new schisms in the world of Quakers. Yet it could be […]

Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana.

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