This discussion on Quakers and activism was led by Jim Alden and Jeff Cogshall.
Once we glimpse Christ’s love are we not compelled to act in the world?
Faith and Practice--two aspects: one is to take that faith into their personal lives to create relationships based on love; the other is people of faith taking that faith to secular areas.
Political Activism: Quaker’s long history of showing the way to sharing the earth together if we treat each other with respect; this shows up in their struggle to end slavery, support women’s suffrage, fight for economic justice and reform of the criminal justice system, among others.
Does the small size of the Quaker group limit their political significance? Or does showing up and being with other like-minded activists magnify the effort?
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