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More on language and hearing each other

published 2847 days ago in Blog

…be understood amid diverse spiritual paths and language in “Listening in Tongues”. At … Friends say they don’t feel safe if I use “God” language in their presence. No matter how gentle I am in … explaining that I am merely using language that best describes my understanding of the … Love, Paula How do you or your Meeting mediate language about God or Spirit? Is there “love, and … and tenderness”? What are the varieties of language used to describe spiritual experience? Is this …


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…with no personal attacks, threats, or vulgar language. Book and article manuscripts QUF welcomes book … not attack or threaten individuals or use vulgar language. Please contact QUF using the form below for more …


God’s language

published 903 days ago in Blog

…Which language is God’s language for communicating with us? What is the lingua … humana? Was Hebrew the language God spoke for accomplishing creation? Was Latin … the language God used to nurture the church institution? Is … English the language God speaks now? Is the lingua humana a changing … reflecting the link of military power and language supremacy? Or is it a function of demographic and …


Words, Words for World Communication

published 286 days ago in Blog

…last few months in the U.S., we are testing our language, searching for the right words. For examples, do … human challenge. How do we to find and use language to express and communicate to others in public … discernment processes? English is a large a rich language, with more words than any other current language, … but English is not a perfect language. Other languages have fewer word choices, but often serve up … often arise from the ancient, rarely used Latin language, and they are fused with religion and western …


“A common tongue,” by Craig Barnett

published 1896 days ago in Blog

…rail together. They shared a common religious language, including the imagery and narrative of the … a shared fund of stories and images. A shared language doesn’t imply uniformity of thought or … belief. A common language offers a set of stories, images and concepts, … or interpretation…. It is this shared language that the Quaker community in Britain struggles … we have a multitude of incompatible personal languages, often drawn from other spiritual or ideological …


Phil H. Gulley: “The Meaning of Universalism”

published 2406 days ago in Blog

…were gathered. Now that’s biblical code language for every religion under heaven. They were all … degree that whenever anyone spoke, no matter the language, everyone else understood. Everyone else got it. …


Dan Seeger – I Have Called You Friends: A Quaker Universalist’s Understanding of Jesus

published 2093 days ago in Blog

…churches that use Syriac as their liturgical language. Syriac is a dialect of Aramaic, the language … “Christ of the Desert.” The Syriac language has ties to the earth that are deep and rich. It … is more inclusive than most European languages. The theological experience of Syriac Christians … they have encountered the Gospel in such a language. Theirs is an unhellenized expression — one …




Listening in Tongues

published 2908 days ago in Blog

…say, or have a hard time listening because of the language they use? Or do you find yourself struggling to … find language to express your spiritual experience? From Mike’s … itself: I see [some] Friends…using Christian language and Biblical reference points to anchor … religious experience at all. That same Christian language is deeply alienating to [other] Friends, who … evangelicals can try to hear into one another’s language, metaphors, and mythology, getting down to the …