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Quaker Universalist Fellowship Interview with Daniel A. Seeger

November 11, 2013

Daniel A. Seeger … To download an audio file of this interview of this interview click here. QUF : This is Cherie Roberts of the Quaker Universalist Fellowship, or QUF, as it is known. Today is Monday…

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Commerce, Community, and the Regulations of Universal Love

John Woolman’s essay “A Plea for the Poor” provides a starting point for Dan Seeger’s reflections in this pamphlet, was a vigorous argument for justice and equality in economic relations. Thus, according to the author, if the universalist principles of Quaker belief extend an inner light and a spirit of love to all humankind, then certainly in today’s global world the ethics of Quakerism must extend to global economy. Seeger both reminds and makes the reader aware, therefore, that Friends from George Fox’s generations and beyond have questioned the moral crime of making human beings (as distinct from human labor) into a marketable commodity.

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