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05 September 2008


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I was interested in the statement from what was called the Transitional Group minute from Britain Yearly Meeting (quoted in Quaker News Summer 2008 and referred to in the Friend 29 August) which states the following: ‘We feel that work done by Quakers in the past is valid, but rather than reminiscing, Friends should use these as inspiration to move current concerns into action
  • What will the Quakers of the early twenty-first century be remembered for?’

    I have found myself wondering about our ‘balance’ as a Society, whether we lean too much into the past or whether we are open to news ways of doing things… I must say I found myself, at least initially, feeling we err too much on the side of caution
  • Here are some of the things I wonder about

  • Susan Groves & Martin Wilkinson

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