Looking for a touchstone

Richard Seebohm writes about Quakers and Europe

The Woodbrooke course ‘Quakers and European Politics’, held between 9-11 February, was led by Andrew Lane, director of the Quaker Council for European Affairs office in Brussels (QCEA), and, for me, it had a special importance.

I was part of the group calling itself Quakers for Europe that campaigned passionately for a Remain vote in the European Union (EU) referendum. In my view, our attempt to relate our message to the Quaker testimonies was coloured by our understandings of the many secular issues that made departure from the EU look like self-harm.

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