By: Jon Martin

Book Review - ‘Hope’s Work: Facing the Future in an age of crises’ by David Gee. Woodbrooke

Book Review – ‘Hope’s Work: Facing the Future in an age of crises’ by David Gee.

Mark Russ reviews David Gee’s book ‘Hope’s Work: Facing the Future in an age of crises’ and how it makes him reflect on hope and being a Quaker.  I became…

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Swarthmore Lecture 2022 Woodbrooke

Swarthmore Lecture 2022

Woodbrooke is delighted to announce Helen Minnis as the 2022 Swarthmore Lecturer. Helen will speak from her experience as a scientist and a Quaker, addressing issues of white privilege within…

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How to explore a new book of the Bible Woodbrooke

How to explore a new book of the Bible

A Quaker approach to reading the Bible. Rhiannon Grant shares how she explores a new book of the Bible. Recently I was prompted – by a request to write something…

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Learning from the Learning Survey – why Woodbrooke is asking you questions

The 2021 Learning Survey is here, Rhiannon Grant explains why it’s so important. If nothing was stopping you from taking as many Woodbrooke courses as you liked, what would you…

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Who cares about care? Woodbrooke

Who cares about care?

Tracey Martin on the care crisis, how it’s affected her, and how Quakers might respond. ‘The origins of the crisis of care predate the financial crisis of 2008 and the…

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Swarthmore Lecture 2021 Woodbrooke

Swarthmore Lecture 2021

Woodbrooke is delighted to announce that Thomas Penny will give the 2021 Swarthmore Lecture – Kinder Ground: Creating Space for Truth. Thomas’ lecture will address Truth in the era of…

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Barclay's Apology - who, what, and why? Woodbrooke

Barclay’s Apology – who, what, and why?

Rhiannon Grant unpacks Barclay’s Apology and explains why we are still talking about it 345 years after it was published. If you hang around with Quakers for a while, you…

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Looking back at 2020

Jon Martin, Woodbrooke’s Communications Manager, looks back at Woodbrooke Learning in 2020. In a year fraught with difficulties one of the positive aspects of 2020 was how Quakers around the…

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Supporting Woodbrooke – Statement 8 Feb 2021 Woodbrooke

Supporting Woodbrooke – Statement 8 Feb 2021

Woodbrooke has been working hard to ensure that throughout the pandemic we offer learning, nurture, connection, training and worship opportunities. We have been really encouraged by the engagement from Friends,…

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How spiritual direction feeds me Woodbrooke

How spiritual direction feeds me

Katie Evans reflects on her experience of spiritual direction ahead of the online course ‘Nurturing Our Spiritual Lives through Spiritual Direction’, 8th Feb – 4th April 2021 Spiritual direction, and…

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