Quaker Universalist Voice

Speaking truth in the global public square…

Topic: Faith & Practice

Universal Retirement

A Book Review of Michelle Silver, Retirement and Its Discontents: Why We Won’t Stop Working, Even If We Can (2018)

Part of being human is retirement, since retirement is only a moniker of later life transitions. Retirement is universal for all geographies and cultures, with a wide variety in roles and traditions for retirement.  As we do in our…

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What Do We Know About Bible Values?

A Book Review of John J. Collins, What are Biblical Values? What the Bible Says on Key Ethical Issues (2019)

Adults are puzzled.  Students are skeptical.  Parents are fearful. What can the Bible say that is helpful for ethical discernment and how do we trust the Bible on these subjects?  The Bible appears to many as sexist, violent, homophobic…

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