Wess Daniels is a Quaker educator, author, public theologian and convergent Friend living in Greensboro, NC with his family. Find out more here.

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  • A Refreshed Site!

    October 23, 2019 by

    I’ve been blogging on WordPress.org since 2004 and blogging since at least 2001 (a Xanga site for those of you keeping track). Recently, I came across my old blogroll (a set of links of blogs you followed, supported, wanted to give props to), and 8 out of 10 of the link were dead. I couldn’t… Read more

  • Resisting Empire: The Book of Revelation as Resistance is Now Here!

    October 10, 2019 by

    Dear readers of Gathering In Light, my second book, “Resisting Empire: The Book of Revelation as Resistance,” is now published as a paperback. This edition of the book is updated with new material, a poem by Quaker poet Rashaun Sourles (@rashaunps), a foreward by Wes Howard-Brook, whose work I heavily draw on in my own… Read more

  • Origin Stories: Celebrating Barberton Friends Church

    September 26, 2019 by

    Recently, Barberton Evangelical Friends Church in Barberton, Ohio – the first church I ever worked in – celebrated their 75th anniversary. As a token of my own love and appreciation for this community and their investment in me, I wanted to share some of my fond memories and role this community played in my early… Read more

  • Howard Thurman on the Act of Creation

    September 21, 2019 by

    “The simplest definition of art is that it is the activity by which people realize their ideals…We are all artists in the sense that we are all engaged in some kind of activity by which we are realizing our ideals. What kind of ideas are you realizing? There is no neutrality here. Everybody is engaged… Read more

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