Christian redemption or human narrative?

Martin Weegmann urges Friends not to idealise tradition or the early Quakers

Journey into life... | Photo: Photo: Vitaly Yerenkov.

Gerald Hewitson’s 2013 Swarthmore lecture was beautifully delivered, personal, historically illuminating and full of pathos. Many were moved by his account of personal transformation. His direct, South Yorkshire tone certainly added to my enjoyment, but I had a mixed reaction to the content.

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