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The Social Justice Testimony

George Fox, who is often considered the founder of the Religious Society of Friends, said with certainty, “There is one, even Christ Jesus, that can speak to thy condition.” Contemporary Quakers often refer to this inward and eternal One as “that of God in every one.” All Quaker testimonies spring from this belief in the sacredness of the whole. Put another way, sparkles of divinity exist within each creation, and we are designed to do the right thing. The Quaker position of shared divinity appealed to🔒

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Dwight L. Wilson, father of four sons and member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, worked as an educator at Oakwood Friends School, Moorestown Friends School, and Friends School in Detroit. He also served as Friends General Conference general secretary and writes historical novels, including Sarah’s Song and Out of the Shadow of Darkness.


Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color

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