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18 April 2008

To be or not to be – a way of life - preview

Robin Bennett of Hereford and Mid-Wales AM responds to Diana Sandy and explores how Friends are beginning to renew themselves

Thank you to Diana Sandy
(4 April) for another thoughtful reflection on our life among Friends
  • Quakers are not alone in holding Sunday Clubs, according to writers like Mike Savage (Globalisation and Belonging, Mike Savage, Gaynor Bagnell, Brian Sage 2005), who reckons '“belonging” has become a major response among religious people to growing modernity and globalisation
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    Diana looks back to 'structural dismantling' decisions made years ago
  • When our Religious Society makes decisions together, however short term, they undoubtedly shape the future, often in unpredictable ways
  • So how important it is to follow the discipline, listen together to the Light, and discern truth in our shared leadings

  • Robin Bennett

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