Early Friends’ understanding of the resurrection was colored by their experience of the presence of God in their midst.
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David K. Leonard is a member of Birmingham (Pa.) Meeting, which invited him to share these thoughts as a talk on Easter Sunday in 2019.Posted in: Faith and Practice, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
Our introduction to the March 2020 issue.
Do our attitudes toward formal dress push people out the door?
Suzanne W. Cole Sullivan is a convinced Friend who lives and worships in Georgia (mostly), but they can often be spotted at meetings around the country during weekend adventures. Suzanne carries a concern for hospitality and a culture of welcoming. Suzanne is often heard before they are seen.Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
An exploration of food culture among Friends.
Kat Griffith is a former teacher and homeschooler and a current writer and volunteer in a variety of environmental and child-related endeavors. A member of the Winnebago Worship Group (Wis.) and Northern Yearly Meeting, she loves to cook, feed people, and be fed! Email: [email protected].Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
Can Friends model a new kind of Christian governance?
Andrew Huff served with Quaker Voluntary Service in Boston, Mass., in 2015–16. He attends Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
The unwritten norms of speech and silence.
Valerie Brown is a Buddhist and Quaker teacher, retreat leader, leadership coach, and writer. She is the founder of Lead Smart Coaching. She leads an annual pilgrimage to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain to celebrate the power of sacred places.Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
Moving beyond belief in the “absolute perhaps.”
Rhiannon Grant is a member of Bournville meeting in Birmingham, UK, and works at Woodbrooke, the Quaker center. Her book on Quaker theology, Telling the Truth about God, came out last year, and her introduction to Quakerism, Quakers Do What! Why? will appear in July 2020. Email: [email protected].Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
Revisiting that of God in every man.
Ann Birch is a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting, where she is currently the clerk. She is a librarian, a grandmother, and active in local theater.Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
FJ Poetry: “Sitting in bed she gazes at the river, …”
FJ Poetry: “Somewhere in this large field…”
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