Archive for the 'Simplicity' Category

I just started a new blog as a place to put everything I think about that doesn’t seem suitable for Quaker blog, called Evolt. I’ll write about politics and culture of all sorts there. I’ll explain the name later (there, not here). In case you’re interested, I’m pasting the text of the first post here, […]

I haven’t blogged here for awhile, in one way or another mostly due to having attended the recent Young Adult Friends gathering in Burlington, New Jersey (photos | my photos). Met a lot of good people there. Hope to blog about it soon.
Right now though I want to highlight a post by Micah (who I […]




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  • SuperQuaker: I think Friends need to be careful about telling other Friends what is and isn't a Friend. I might k...
  • Zach A: Hi Cat, You don't sound pretentious at all -- in fact you sound like James Riemermann, which in my ...
  • Cat Chapin-Bishop: Oh, I like that quote, Francis Drake! "If thee shares the experience in the worship, it doesn’t mu...
  • Francis Drake: I'm taking the liberty of turning this into a query: "(Do certain) Friends care more about whethe...
  • Zach A: Bob, Thank you so much for sharing your experience in your meeting – it gives me hope to be rem...

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  • [T]he Quakers' gospel is the pure light of nature; and so the Quakers are nothing but pagan-preachers, leading poor silly souls from the Gospel, away to paganism, and to the blind light of nature that is among pagans.

    John Brown
    Quakerisme, the path-way to Paganisme (1678) p. 292


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