Quaker Universalist Conversations

More on language and hearing each other

In March, Mike Shell wrote of learning to listen and be understood amid diverse spiritual paths and language in “Listening in Tongues”. At www.quakerquaker.org, Paula Deming raises her quandry of talking about God in her Meeting, in her post “Why does my faith…

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FWCC Salt and Light Conference in Kenya

from Gail Rogers … The Word Conference of Friends ends this week in Kenya. There is a study guide and study circles forming through the website at http://saltandlight2012.org/. QUF’s Anthony Manousos and Lyn Cope are there now, and we can look forward to hearing from them!

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A Free Space

by Gail Rogers … During my 35 years as a Friend, I have heard various people say “I don’t fit in because I am a Christian,” or “I don’t feel welcome because I am not Christian,” or “I feel connected to nature in my spirituality…

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A new interfaith peace and justice blog

by Anthony Manousos … For the past six years I have been the official Quaker representative to Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (icujp.org), which was started by religious leaders in Los Angeles after 9/11 with the motto: “Religious communities must stop…

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Listening in Tongues

In his blog, The Empty Path, Mike Shell shares his quest to understand how to “hear or to be heard across the boundaries of our differing belief systems.” How do you speak of your spiritual experiences among Friends, and to the world at large? Do you find…

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