Thomas Penny, the 2021 Swarmore Lecturer, has worked as a journalist for 29 years, most recently as UK political correspondent for Bloomberg News, covering four…
Exploring the Swarthmore Lecture 2021: what canst thou say?
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
‘Ben’ Pink Dandelion,
One of three sessions exploring the key themes of the 2021 Swarthmore Lecture: Kinder Ground: Creating Space for Truth by Thomas Penny
What Canst Thou Say?
“Let your communication be Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil” (Matthew 5:37). As we seek to witness to our Testimony to Truth how does our choice of language stand in the way? How can we communicate more honestly and clearly? Do we want to? How can we utilise Quaker plain speaking to champion truth?
All times given are UK time.
Course category: Peace & Social Justice
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