“I tell you truly, truly: if one is never born from water and spirit, one is not able to go into the kingdom of God.” How might Quakers understand that saying? The creation story in Genesis offers one possibility.
A brief message, first given during Quaker worship, in appreciation of Jack Sharp and his invitation to service.
In 1652, Margaret Fell heard George Fox preach and felt her life change profoundly. This post offers a contextual paraphrase of Fell’s account with commentary.
The Synoptic tradition relates that when Jesus was asked, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we look for another?” he pointed to his praxis, his deeds of compassion and liberation.
This post is an exercise in remembering, a recollection of some of the people and experiences burned into my memory during my first job in the field of mental health […]
On December 24, 2009, I published a reflection on Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s poem, “Christ Climbed Down.” This is a revision of that post.
We are pacifists because, re-centered in God-who-is-agapē, we find that love is stronger than our fear and anger.
As posted here, my review of Paul Anderson’s Following Jesus: The Heart of Faith and Practice is slightly revised from the version published in Quaker Theology #25.