A diversity of gifts

Edward Dommen writes about the origins of Quaker committees in the Reformation

'There are diversities of gifts but the same Spirit…' | Photo: Maëlick / flickr CC.

The original designer of the committee structure adopted by the Reformed Churches and, I believe, in due course by the Quakers was a figure from the early sixteenth century: Martin Bucer, who was born in Sélestat in 1491 and died in Cambridge in 1551. He toyed endlessly with ideas on the subject.

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