Culture Articles

Remembering the treasure we have in each other

03 June 2009 | by Laura Dantonio

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Quakers from Britain Yearly Meeting have supported people and programmes in former Yugoslavia for eighteen years. The formal institutional support has now come to an end. The former Quaker representatives in the region tell us what was done

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Viva Voting! Viva Zille!

03 June 2009 | by Laura Dantonio

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The first South African election of 1994 – after apartheid – is right up there with the fall of the Berlin Wall as one of the mythical events of democratic history: the long queues, the long waits, the good-humoured patience and stoicism, the transcendent joy of a country full of people...

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Committed partnerships and marriage: the issue is equality not ‘what people do in bed’

03 June 2009 | by Laura Dantonio

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Lesbian, gay and bisexual Quakers, meeting at the end of April, were united in the view that Britain Yearly Meeting’s response to the recognition of same-sex committed partnerships must be focused on equality and not on ‘what people do in bed’. The planned sessions at Yearly...

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The Word

28 October 2003 | by Rowena Loverance

– The Word has disappeared into Flesh; become implicate, folded into the tapestry of things.

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