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Living Adventurously in a Dangerous World

Live adventurously. When choices arise, do you take the way that offers the fullest opportunity for the use of your gifts in the service of God and the community? Let…

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The Power of Love: reflections from a royal wedding

 Last week, Bishop Revered Michael Curry delivered an impassioned sermon during the royal wedding. The Most Reverend Michael Curry became the first black presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church…

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From the Glory of God to Inner Light

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…

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Emilia Fogelklou

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…

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Christian Faith and Practice in the Friends Church: Friends United Meeting in East Africa | Imani na Matendo ya Kikristo katika Kanisa la Marafiki: Muungano wa Mkutano wa Marafiki, Afrika Mashariki (in Kiswahili)

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…

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What’s the question? Reading Quaker faith & practice, Yearly Meeting 2018, and books of discipline

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…

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What is Quaker Discipleship?

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…

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Building a Diverse and Transformative Movement for Change

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,…

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Visit to Friends Theological College

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…

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The American Academy of Religion – a Quaker perspective

Rhiannon Grant talks to us about her time at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) conference in November.

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