Quaker Universalist Voice: Do humanism and universalism differ?

On Quaker Universalist Voice, the blog of the Quaker Universalist Fellowship, I have published a new post, “Do humanism and universalism differ?

Here is an excerpt:

This I know experimentally” does not refer to knowledge gained from replicable outer-world demonstration. It refers, rather, to a sure inward conviction, grounded in personal experience, which each person must become open to herself, though it can be pointed to and shared with others through the languages

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On QUF Blog: Answering “The Question”

On the Quaker Universalist Fellowship blog, I have added a post called “Answering ‘The Question’ .”

Many Friends share mutual bemusement over what they call The Question, namely: “What do Quakers believe?”

In his “Among Friends” column for the January 2012 issue of Friends Journal, Gabriel Ehri describes how he learned not to preface her answer with “a set of disclaimers [about not speaking for all Quakers]…kind of like the endless legalese licensing agreements we click

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