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Timeless Quaker Wisdom for this Perilous Present Moment: An interview with Paulette Meier

I was recently able to talk to Quaker activist and singer Paulette Meier, about the spiritual and practical riches of the Society of Friends, and ways that all of us can avail ourselves of this beautiful tradition. You’ll want to check out her albums, especially Timeless Quaker Wisdom in Plainsong, Come Join the Circle (for […]

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Authentic Christianity | Peter Watts

The following is an excerpt from Authentic Christianity by Peter Watts. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Clearing Our Lenses // Peter Watts I have met a number of Christians over the last twenty years who have become disillusioned. They have experienced many…unfortunate realities…and it has cast […]

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Quest of the Sapphire | A.E. Smith

The following is an excerpt from Quest of the Sapphire by A. E. Smith. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Road to Jerusalem, a Farewell Letter, and Arrow the Horse Marcus Clovius Longinus, known as Marco by his family, wanted to be a hero even though he […]

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From Fundamentalism to Magical Purpose: Rebekah Berndt on Healing the Christian Lineage

I recently sat down (virtually speaking) with my dear friend Rebekah Berndt. I’ve known Rebekah since our ’emerging church’ days, and I’m always inspired by what she’s up to. In this dialogue, we do a deep-dive on where her spiritual and life’s journey has taken her. I’m guessing that you’ll be both challenged and encouraged […]

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On Satan, Demons and Psychiatry | Ragy Girgis

The following is an excerpt from On Satan, Demons and Psychiatry by Ragy Girgis. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Jesus and the (Dis)possesed: The Miracle of the (Gadarene) Demoniac In one of the most well-known stories of the New Testament, told in all three Synoptic Gospels, […]

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