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I Beg Your Forgiveness
About two weeks ago I was at Indiana Yearly Meeting, where the main speaker was Jan Wood, who is well…
Diversity and Unity in the Religious Society of Friends
One of the trickiest tasks before the Religious Society of Friends today is embracing our diversity without losing our center,…
Are We Christian?
In his book Why Friends are Friends, Jack Willcuts claims that the first thing to say about us Quakers is…
Friends: A Broken, Tender People?
To be led by God is to be free of the hold of fear. Fear may or may not be…
Deep, Tall, and Wide
I’ve just arrived at the old stone house next to Amish fields where I spend the summers writing. One of…
Finding Dropt Letters
The Religious Society of Friends contains a number of very active members who attend worship every week, yet do not…
Towards Deeper Communion across Our Theological Divides
Five years after Friends Meeting at Cambridge approved taking same-sex couples under its care, my life partner, Polly, and I…
Shake before Opening
Most of us experience an internal struggle before participating in vocal ministry. The shy child within us can hold us…
Jesus and Quakerism
Because we have no creed, Quakers cannot claim uniformity of belief about the facts of Jesus’ life or resurrection or…
How would George Fox respond to terrorism?
William Hanson’s excellent article "Police Power for Peace" (FJ Aug. 2004), brought to mind the thinking and views of George…
A Statement of Christian Pacifism
I am a Christian, and therefore I am a pacifist. For the first 300 years following the resurrection of Jesus,…
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