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30 May 2008


Whilst the title of the lecture might lead us to raise an eyebrow and comment about living now, Christine Davis takes us through many aspects of living today as well as how we might go forward
  • She shares her personal experience to both tell us more of herself as well as to bring authenticity to her findings
  • The assertion of her Scottishness, and the Presbyterian influences of her early life are all part of her story just as is her Quakerism and her long ecumenical experience
  • As a young Friend in the 1960s she soon learned not to be passive when, as she puts it 'a doughty Friend 'asked her why she was in the local Meeting and not starting one in her university
  • The meeting she then started at St Andrews flourishes today and was only a forerunner to the enterprise that was to come
  • With considerable past as well current experience of public and Quaker service to her credit she now offers us both the outcomes of that experience and a view of living today as a Quaker

  • Marie Lasenby, North West London Area Meeting

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