If you’ve been following The Morelville Mysteries series since it started, you’re probably a little familiar with Hannah Yoder, the former Amish young woman who becomes friends with Dana and, through her, with Mel. 267 more words
Kerry’s head swiveled around, taking in the stack of boxes filled with wooden mixing bowls, cutlery and jars of spices. She cast her gaze upwards and spotted rolling pins, lanterns, cast iron pans and dozens of pale aprons hanging from the rafters of the warehouse. 119 more words
1.1. The Problem of Quaker Supersessionism
In a recent edition of the Friends Quarterly, Stuart Masters explored early Quaker attitudes towards Judaism. While making it clear that that first-generation Friends were roundly ‘supercessionist’, he suggests that the universalizing tendencies of early Friends undercut many of the negative social and political consequences of traditional 2,872 more words
Jesus gave this commission to the apostles and, through them, to the church:
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All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore, go make all peoples my disciples: baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and teach them to adhere to everything I have commanded you.