What started causing disquiet in me came after I was assigned to read Walter Williams The Rich Heritage of Quakerism for part of my recording process with the Evangelical Friends Church. As I read, I fell in love with the whole of the Quaker narrative.
I loved the characters, the theology, their quirkiness, their vital spirituality and their strange peculiarities.” Their ideas about non-violence, non-use of ceremonial rites, women in leadership, justice and equality, simplicity, ecclesiology, truth telling, the light of Christall grabbed me as authentic and passionate expressions of faith such as I have rarely known.
It deals with issues surrounding Quakerism today and speaks of the growing conversation by people who are calling themselves “Convergent Friends.” It’s related to an article I did for Quaker 2.0 a while back called “Why Quaker 2.0?”
Please give the new article a read and if you’d like to ask questions or discuss it let’s do it here.