John Punshon is a Friend who has written a number of very insightful books, including “Reason for Hope” in which he tries to point the Friends Church in the direction of life in the 21st Century. Anyways I found some of his journal entries on the ol’ Barclay Press site – give him props. GoContinue reading “John Punshon”
dave scott from the bookstore started a blog yesterday.
Another student in my class posted this last week. And I found it to be down right amazing. He found this list from good ol’ Richard Foster, fellow Friend. Foster provides some ideas on simplifying.??? 1. Buy things for their usefulness rather than their status. 2. Reject anything that is producing an addiction in you.Continue reading “Foster on simplicity”
Nothing New Under the Sun is a blog of a student in the class I TA. Under her entry for October 30, she offers a long list of bibliographic materials on just war/pacifism issues.
precis of lecture by Ben Pink Dandelion – Darlington Quaker Monthly Meeting Here is a webpage I found of notes taken on a lecture that Quaker Dr. Ben Pink Dandelion from the University of Birmingham (with whom I am applying to do my doctoral work with) gave in 2004. In it he questions the possibilityContinue reading “Too Matey with God?”
some pictures from the highland park area. This neon light signs all night reminding its neighbors of the one thing that can be counted on. here are a couple pictures of a sunrise the other morning. My lovely wife…pondering something unfathomable. Technorati Tags: highland park
From another blogger: Wal-MartJust in case some of you missed this story in the New York Times:”The Labor Department’s inspector general strongly criticized department officials yesterday for “serious breakdowns” in procedures involving an agreement promising Wal-Mart Stores 15 days’ notice before labor investigators would inspect its stores for child labor violations.The Labor Department reached theContinue reading “Why we need to support buisnesses that have good practices.”
for anyone who might be following the Barclay Press Decalogy as I am going to call it, I would be grateful to recieve some kind of feedback here on this blog since they don’t offer anyway to do it there. Its kinda weird to just toss a comment out into cyberspace without having any kindContinue reading “a comment or two”