quakers

Every Christian I know who takes their faith seriously has lived in that same tension. Whether to speak up and care, at the risk of upsetting people, or stay silent and be dry, passive do-nothings.
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
Two activists say their "soulful" method will help people understand their differences.
These "economies" of people coming together to create, share, give, and add value are spreading organically around the globe as more and more members of all generations strive to create a world where everyone can participate and all can thrive.
I am delighted to have been asked to blog on religion and science. For my first essay, I thought I would introduce myself and explain a bit why I am interested in this topic.
"You know why we drill?" the Lt. Colonel said; "to establish a pattern." That brief story was told recently by Dr. Rodger Nishioka, keynote speaker at a conference that was all about establishing patterns.
The building was both empty and full at the same time, inviting all seekers to come and sit and listen. Surely, if God spoke, God spoke within these walls.
At root, these anti-BDS efforts are about defending corporate profits, regardless of the moral and legal implications.
The 2003 documentary “Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin” renewed interest in Rustin’s life. In 2013, President
In a recent op ed in the New York Times, David Brooks made a plea to social conservatives; those who vowed to "fight on" against the Supreme Court decision sanctioning same sex marriages.
The President reminded his listeners about some uncomfortable truths. Great crimes have also been committed in the name of Christ. There were the Crusades and the Spanish Inquisition. These were the great offenses of medieval Christendom.
When I met Jamie Walker in 1990, she was a specialist in mediation and conflict resolution. She worked in this capacity from her home in West Berlin, becoming involved in the peace movement, doing violence-prevention work in the school system, and eventually pioneering efforts in mediating cross-border family conflicts.
It might be useful to remember what other threats to religious liberty have actually existed in the "history of our existence as a nation."
On the eve of the deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, 430 citizen advocates descended on Capitol Hill to urge their elected representatives to support the ongoing negotiations.
On Saturday, September 20, one day before the People's Climate March, over 90 members of Earth Quaker Action Team, or EQAT, conducted theatrical "climate disruption investigations" at two Manhattan branches of PNC Bank.
A group of American Quakers say they are offering a way out for some desperate Ugandans fleeing the country’s new Anti-Homosexuality
“I think of these two indomitable women,” Joanne Polster, a Nantucket Historical Association “interpreter” said as she waited