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Lectures/Discussions

Three Great Themes of the Bible: Peace/Nonviolence

Feb 18, 2019; Apr 22, 2019; and Jun 24, 2019
A series of three evening lectures by Sarah Ruden

FEBRUARY 18, 2019: 7:30-9:00 pm Compassion The Bible teaches many kinds of loving kindness, but the imagery of compassion is… Learn More

“…a few exceptions…”: Philadelphia Quakers and the Civil War

Apr 29, 2019
A lecture by George Conyne, Kenneth Carroll Scholar

As Kenneth Carroll Scholar in Residence, George Conyne is doing research for a book about Quakers during and after the… Learn More

Friends’ Peace Teams: 25 Years of Peacemaking

May 20, 2019
An evening with Val Liveoak

Join Friends Peace Teams co-founder Val Liveoak for a lively talk reflecting on the past 25 years of Friends Peace… Learn More

A Desert Theology of Liberation: Entering the Journey of God’s People as Refugee, Outsider, Slave, and Exile in the Urban Desert

Jun 3, 2019
A First Monday lecture by Raj Lewis

In his lecture, Raj Lewis will connect the dislocation theory of addiction, the current opioid epidemic, and the journey of… Learn More

Three Great Themes of the Bible: Justice

Feb 18, 2019; Apr 22, 2019; and Jun 24, 2019
Sarah Ruden

FEBRUARY 18, 2019: 7:30-9:00 pm Compassion The Bible teaches many kinds of loving kindness, but the imagery of compassion is… Learn More