Here is the last AWPS Newsletter with reflections on the Christmas Season from a number of AWPS Friends. https://mailchi.mp/ccb1c56c1c8e/christmas-messages-from-friends-around-the-region
FWCC Quaker Conversation in partnership with AWPS What is Mine to do? Sunday 28th November 2020 Did you miss out on FWCC Quaker Conversation Number 6. Gerry Yokota from Japan and Jo Vallentine from Australia spoke beautifully about how being a Quaker is woven in to their everyday life and work and activism as they [...]
World Quaker Day is coming up this coming Sunday 4th October. Join Friends from around the Asia West Pacific Section in a conversation with Jonathan Woolley and Lindsey Fielder Cook from the Quaker United Nations Office. Read about this in the latest newsletter.
Humankind. A Hopeful History Rutger Bregman. Bloomsbury Publishing. London. 2020. p. 463. $ 32-99 ISBN TPB 978-1-4088-9894-9 A review by Reg Naulty, Canberra Quaker Meeting, Australia In this book, Rutger Bregman presents scientific evidence showing that a more realistic and positive view of human nature than is commonly held, is reasonable. For example, many environmentalists see [...]
Responses to Questions from Module 2 of Woodbrooke/AWPS Study Program Equality Early Quakers argued that "God might teach, transform and speak through any person" but that the person needed salvation first. This appears to conflict with Fox's injunction to "walk cheerfully over the world, answering that of God in everyone". Is there a conflict between [...]
Aotearoa/New Zealand Quaker Lecture 2019 - CRIME and PUNISHMENT - Terry Waite Terry Waite, British humanitarian and former hostage for nearly five years, talks about prison reform and rehabilitation. As a member of the Archbishop of Canterbury's private staff he was successful in aiding the freedom of hostages in Lebanon, Iran and Libya. It was while [...]
Friends Spiritual Message By Howard Brinton, translated to Indonesian by Nanik and Nadine Hoover Friends Spiritual Message Interpretation of Quakerism By Rufus Jones, translated to Indonesia by Nanik and Nadine Hoover Interpretation of Quakerism