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Testimony – because we can do no other

Maud Grainger, our Faith in Action programmes coordinator shares her thought on the changing nature of Testimony. As soon as I hear ‘Quakers have testimonies’ I feel my heart sink…

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Brexit, the EU and You

From the 26th – 31st March I helped lead the study tour organised by Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) and Woodbrooke. When we planned the tour we had expected…

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Answering That of God in Everyone?

On the 18th-20th January, around sixty Friends gathered at Woodbrooke for ‘Answering That of God in Everyone’: A Diversity and Inclusion National Gathering. Friends were offered the thought-provoking insights of…

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The Publishers of Truth

Quakers have always identified themselves as being a prophetic community, asserting that their faith is ‘not a notion, but a way’. Typically, Friends see action as being the primary response…

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Let Your Life Preach

The phrase ‘let your life speak’ is a common one among Quakers, but where does it come from and what does it really mean? It is little known that the…

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UoB Students Delve into the History of Woodbrooke

Woodbrooke offers Student Placements to history students who are studying at the University of Birmingham. Daniel has been fortunate to delve into the weird and wonderful collection of Rendel Harris….

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In Humility of Heart

‘Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls’ Matthew 11:29 When we take…

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Navigating Without a Map

How do we navigate life? What does it mean to be spirit-led? I’m looking forward to engaging with these questions with participants on the Standing in the light and sitting…

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A Quaker Response to Animal Suffering

In February 2018, Woodbrooke ran a six week long online course on ‘A Quaker Response to Animal Suffering.’ Its aim was to engage Friends with an important issue that is…

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Finding the Sacred on the Silver Screen

Can God be found in the movies? Is it possible to discern the work of the Spirit within such a consumerist and populist art form? Does a theological response to…

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