I’ve been in the UK for almost 5 weeks now and it feels like the time is flying (I arrived on May 2nd). My Wife, Emily, will be here in approximately 22 days, 11 hours 53 min and 39 seconds. Of course, that was when I wrote that sentence, now it’s much sooner! Life hasContinue reading “Life At Woodbrooke | 5 weeks Deep Part 1”
This past weekend I had the opportunity to go to Newcastle and hang out at the Young Friends General Meeting. Simon and I stopped on the way up north (Newcastle is about 3.5 hours north of Birmingham) in Durham for some lunch and to take a look at the Cathedral of St. Cuthbert. I wasContinue reading “Young Friends In Newcastle and Some Highlights”
I’m headed off to Newcastle (home of one of my favorites) for a Young Friends Gathering this weekend. But before I head out I have two very simple video clips that will blow your mind. Both of these video clips are commercials that get aired over in the England. Vimto, some may consider it theContinue reading “Dress Down Friday | Vimto, Your Dad’s Pants and Lynx”
Recently I had a great talk with a woman from Essex, and she goes to a Quaker meeting that’s doing some really cool stuff. I asked her about her meeting and she told me that there are about 35 people there and they have unprogrammed worship every week. But the majority of the people don’tContinue reading “Meeting House Innovative? | Visual Arts and Creativity in Quakerism”
Paul has created a great web app called flickrslidr that let’s you embed flickr images into you blog. Here got the idea after writing this tutorial about embedding slideshows. Anyways, I’ve been wanting to post the images from my UK travels thus far, and thought this would be a great opportunity to show off (andContinue reading “Flickr-Slidr Slideshows for Your Blog (And UK Pictures)”
I thought I’d do the DDF a little differently today. Click on the picture below to see a bigger version with links on it.
Accepting the whole of a tradition and not just the parts I found Slavoj Zizeks opening to his book The Fragile Absolute, to be instructive for a present day study of Quaker theology. He begins by presenting the challenge of two choices: How is a Marxist to counter all the various thoughts” of the post-modernContinue reading “Towards a Post-Foundationalist Quaker Theology: Slavoj Zizek, Quietism and Pink Dandelion”
I upgraded my wordpress files this morning and it went pretty well, except that the theme I was using “Subtle” isn’t quite working under the new widget framework of version 2.2 — please excuse the basic stripped down look untidyness of the site until I figure out a plan how to configure everything proper.
My good friend Shawna from Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative) sent this to a bunch of us the other day intimating at Convergent Friends being much older than we thought.
I’ve been meaning to comment on Jarrod McKenna’s thought worthy post which looks at the “Emerging Peace Church Movement” or what he likes to call “Open Anabaptism.”