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John Anderson offers his thoughs on the question "Can a person be an atheist and a Quaker?"

Can a person be an atheist and a Quaker? Of course the question can be turned on its head. Is it possible to be both a Christian and a Quaker? I guess the answer depends on what kind of Christian. Unlike atheists who, I am led to think, are pretty much agreed on what they don’t believe in, Christians come in all shapes and sizes and degrees of certainty about a huge credal spectrum. A born again Bible-literalist or one accustomed to taking instruction from spiritual superiors and promoting his or her creed as the only true faith would perhaps not feel too comfortable in our Society.

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