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Eileen Flanagan: How Religion Changes Lives

Eileen Flanagan, Quaker mother, teacher, activist and author of The Serenity Prayer and other books , wrote this article which appeared in the Huntington Post. In it Flanagan addresses one of the basic issues of Universalism: the values and practices that…

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Poems by Sally Rickerman, QUF Founding Member

As explained in a previous blog, Sally Rickerman, who will soon celebrated her 9oth birthday, is a founding member of QUF. Her deep commitment to Quakerism and Universalism is described in a pamphlet entitled “Growing Up Quaker and…

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Honoring Sally Rickerman, Founding Member of QUF

In May, 1983 the Quaker Universalist Fellowship was organized at a gathering held at the London Grove Meeting in southeastern Pennsylvania. Among those attending was Sally Rickerman, and she volunteered to serve as treasurer. In the years that followed, she became a mainstay of…

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The 96th birthday of Thomas Merton, Universalist

Today is the 96th birthday of Thomas Merton, as Wendy Gieger, a Friend from Florida, reminded us. In his pamphlet “The Place of Univeralism,” Dan Seeger writes of Merton’s Universalist Catholicism: … A Christian of profound spirituality…

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