Quaker Universalist Conversations


Interested in becoming more involved in QUF?

Are you interested in sharing in the exploration of universalism themes around the Quaker tradition? Issues of universalism are so important for how we link faith and practice and for our global future together. The Quaker Univeralist Fellowship Steering Committee would…

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Occupy movement and Friends

Quakers were among the first religious group to become actively engaged with the Occupy movement, as I learned when I was in Philadelphia a few weeks ago and attended a Quaker meeting for worship at an Occupy encampment at City Hall under the shadow of William Penn. Friends and…

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A Moral Economy

Kenneth and Elise Boulding never felt it necessary to define themselves as Quaker universalists, although without question they were. Both were mystics and peace activists, students of the human condition in its relationships with nature, and devoted members of the Society of…

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Universalist Quakerism: A Seedbeed for Change

Over the past months and years there has been much discussion of the universalism and mysticism inherent in traditional Quaker practices. A recent book (Andrew Cornell, Oppose and Propose! Lessons from Movement for a New Society, AK Press , 2011) suggests to me that…

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