Having spent the last 2½ years cataloguing the records of the Central England Area Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, and with still more records being deposited, I was keen to uncover some of the treasures from the archive for the public to see. After all, the reason archivists catalogue archive collections is so […]
Source: Birmingham exhibition
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Would the ‘Real‘ Quaker Please Stand Up?
In a post entitled Hyphenated Quakers, the North Carolina blogger RichardM argues that Liberal Quakerism exists in an increasing state of theological disorder, due to the dissolution of a shared Christian culture among Friends. He asks mournfully: ‘Buddhist-Quakers, Wiccan-Quakers, Jewish-Quakers, what sort of religion has this become? Along with these Native American spirituality, Taoism, Sufism, Zen, Feng Sui and a host of other ideas alien to the Christian tradition are now part of the reality of what the Religious Society of Friends has become. There is no question that this is something very different from the Quakerism of George Fox and John Woolman.’ The assumption of our Friend is that there was once something called ‘real Quakerism’, which everyone from George Fox to John Woolman agreed about. It would certainly be easy for people like me (Christ-centred…
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An exploration of the diversity within the Quaker faith By Mr. Simon J. Kyte on 22 Jan. 2008 Format: Paperback The traditional interpretation of the birth of Quakerism is associated with the series… Source: Review of An Introduction to Quakerism by Pink Dandelion
Source: Doctrine of Election (7)
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An exploration of the diversity within the Quaker faith By Mr. Simon J. Kyte on 22 Jan. 2008 Format: Paperback The traditional interpretation of the birth of Quakerism is associated with the series…