For a Society that gathers in silence, we can be very preoccupied with words. Lucy Parker talks language
A number of Friends are uncomfortable with the use of so-called God language. It may not have been ever thus, but it certainly has been so for quite a long time. I remember some years ago a Friend standing up in Meeting, which had been silent up to that point, and suddenly announcing that if anyone said ‘God is love’ he would walk out. I was never quite sure whether his problem was with God or with love.
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