In this post, Ann Conway-Jones explores the significance of the temple in Hebrew and Christian scripture. Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. Moses was not able to … Read more
Emilia Fogelklou (1878-1972) was a Swedish mystic, theologian, psychologist of religion, educator, writer, peace worker and Quaker. She was the inspiration for a 6-week online retreat, offered by Woodbrooke in February of 2018. In this post, the retreat leader, Julia … Read more
As you may have heard, last November a team of four Woodbrooke tutors travelled to Western Kenya to run a Woodbrooke on the road with Friends from several yearly meetings based in that region. We were asked to … Read more
In May 2018, Britain Yearly Meeting will again consider the question: is it time to revise our book of discipline? I want to take this question apart a bit and look at what’s inside it. What is a … Read more
Course tutors Michael Eccles and Ruth Wilde chat about what the concept of discipleship might be for Quakers and what they hope to explore on their course which will take place from the 20th to the 22nd April … Read more
From 16th – 18th March Woodbrooke will be hosting a course exploring how to build a diverse and transformative movement for change. We caught up with one of the facilitators, Tim Gee, to find out more: Building a … Read more
In this post, Michael Eccles reflects on his visit to Friends Theological College, Kaimosi. During the recent Woodbrooke on the road in Kenya, it was arranged for us to visit Friends Theological College (FTC) in Kaimosi. For me, … Read more
Rhiannon Grant talks to us about her time at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) conference in November.
In November, four Woodbrooke tutors travelled to Kenya to support Friends in their explorations of Quaker roles, processes and leadership. Whilst Britain Yearly Meeting is already actively working in the country on peacebuilding projects involving local partners, I … Read more
Rhiannon Grant talks to us about her first experience of being an elder at her local Quaker meeting and how the spending time with other role holders helped her to better understand her role.