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Ellis Hein
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  • Casper, WY
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6thMo 18
Ellis Hein posted a blog post

Live The Stories: Part One

In a recent blog post, For the Love of Stories: Imagining Quakerism Beyond Belief, The Armchair Theologian posits the need to return to the stories of our beginnings, to sit with these stories even if they are uncomfortable to our modern ideologies, to live these stories. This advice he directs to Universalist, Christian, and Non-theist Friends. In this three part series, it…See More
6thMo 16
Brenda Redshaw commented on Ellis Hein's blog post The Lord's Prayer. Is It Ours? Part IV
"Hello Del and thank you for your kind thoughts regarding my sister. There are people who more than ignore the sufferings of others, actually enjoy them. They are obviously at the extreme end."
6thMo 16
Ellis Hein posted a blog post

The Problem of Being Human. The first of 5 lectures in a series entitled: A New Foundation to Build On, by Lewis Benson

Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin: (Isaiah 30:1)In 1976, at Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Lewis Benson gave a series of lectures entitled A New Foundation to Build On. The first of these lectures considers…See More
6thMo 11
Del Gwynfyd Harris commented on Ellis Hein's blog post The Lord's Prayer. Is It Ours? Part IV
"I am very sorry to hear about your sister. I will hold you in the light. I tend to agree with you that there is little equivalence between feeling in a rage and NOT acting on it, and someone who is set in a way of life where  they routinely…"
6thMo 6
Brenda Redshaw commented on Ellis Hein's blog post The Lord's Prayer. Is It Ours? Part IV
"Thank you for that Del. It is not clear whether the Friend is a Christian and is using Christ's power to forgive as it mentions Buddhism. I noticed that she said that she gained more understanding of the Wests when she was in a rage. They…"
5thMo 28
Ellis Hein commented on Ellis Hein's blog post The Lords Prayer. Is It Ours? Part III B
"Trust certainly seems to be part of the equation! Part of the point I am making with the distinction between believe and believe in is that you can believe in a Christ who is absent, but you can only believe Christ when you have heard him. The faith…"
5thMo 28
Del Gwynfyd Harris commented on Ellis Hein's blog post The Lord's Prayer. Is It Ours? Part IV
"We have a Friend here in Wales who has written profoundly of her experience of the journey of forgiveness towards the two people who murdered her sister (among a number of other women). Her book is very interesting and painful to read. I must…"
5thMo 27
Del Gwynfyd Harris commented on Ellis Hein's blog post The Lords Prayer. Is It Ours? Part III B
"I have found these two posts interesting. I'm new too the site. It's true that the phrase 'believe / believe in' is very problematic and is usually taken to mean something passive or legalistic. Could 'trust' be a…"
5thMo 27
Sarah Stanley left a comment for Ellis Hein
"The photo is from the Canary Islands on our honeymoon.  We love hiking!  Thank you for pointing us to the resources.  We will certainly check out Benson. Sarah and Steve "
5thMo 27
Ellis Hein left a comment for Sarah Stanley
"Hello Stephen and Sarah, The background of your profile photo does not look like the UK. It looks more like southwestern US, but could also be many other places. What is the setting for the photo? You may want to read the material under the…"
5thMo 27
Ellis Hein commented on Brenda Redshaw's blog post Quaker course.
"Trevor, For your convenience, I have just uploaded Lewis Benson's Friends and the Truth. You can find this under the Resources tab, Lewis Benson's Writings. Or use this direct…"
5thMo 23
Ellis Hein commented on Brenda Redshaw's blog post Quaker course.
"@Trevor, "The question remains 'what is the truth?' The only ground I have for answering that question is Jesus' statement, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father but by me." For Fox, this…"
5thMo 23
Ellis Hein commented on Brenda Redshaw's blog post Quaker course.
"Brenda, What did you gain from this course. Yes, you state, "I did gain knowledge," but can you be more specific. Would you recommend this course and why? How do you rate the instructor? Thanks for sharing your analysis of your…"
5thMo 22
Ellis Hein left a comment for Del Gwynfyd Harris
"Welcome to our site, Del. Sorry, but there will be no Welsh from me. That is Allistair's bailiwick. I have trouble enough with English. I look forward to hearing about you and how you hope we can be of help. My wife and I host two conference…"
5thMo 20
Ellis Hein left a comment for Sarah Stanley
"Hello Sarah Stanley and welcome to the NFF website. I hope you will take the time to tell us about yourself and your interest in our work of spreading the message of the early Friends. If you have any questions about navigating our website,…"
5thMo 20

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Live The Stories: Part Three

Part three

In a recent blog post, For the Love of Stories: Imagining Quakerism Beyond Belief, The Armchair Theologian posits the need to return to the stories of our beginnings, to sit with these stories even if they are uncomfortable to our modern ideologies, to live these stories. This…

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Posted on 6thMo. 18, 2018 at 16:30

Live The Stories: Part Two

In a recent blog post, For the Love of Stories: Imagining Quakerism Beyond Belief, The Armchair Theologian posits the need to return to the stories of our beginnings, to sit with these stories even if they are uncomfortable to our modern ideologies, to live these stories. This advice he directs to Universalist, Christian, and Non-theist Friends. In this three part series, it is not my purpose to summarize his blog post. Part one considered the source of these…

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Posted on 6thMo. 17, 2018 at 16:30

Live The Stories: Part One

In a recent blog post, For the Love of Stories: Imagining Quakerism Beyond Belief, The Armchair Theologian posits the need to return to the stories of our beginnings, to sit with these stories even if they are uncomfortable to our modern ideologies, to live these stories. This advice he directs to Universalist,…

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Posted on 6thMo. 16, 2018 at 16:30

The Problem of Being Human. The first of 5 lectures in a series entitled: A New Foundation to Build On, by Lewis Benson

Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin: (Isaiah 30:1)

In 1976, at Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, Lewis Benson gave a series of lectures entitled A New Foundation to Build On. The first of these lectures considers…

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Posted on 6thMo. 11, 2018 at 11:30

Comment Wall (42 comments)

At 15:23 on 7thMo. 6, 2011, Tom Smith said…

We have been in the Minneapolis area for about a year. My major connection with NFF is that for 3 years we attended Manasquan MM with Lewis Benson. My father was a pastor in Indiana YM (FUM) and a missionary in Jamaica and Kenya. He was a student of Friends history and tried to convey the living Christ 24/7. We moved to NJ after my PhD in Science Ed and became "convinced" "unprogrammed" Friends especially with Lewis and other members there. I have been a member or "active attender" in FGC, FUM, Independent(Beanite), EFCI, and Conservative Meetings.

We are now "retired" near our daughter and her family.

At 12:14 on 7thMo. 7, 2011, Peter Glass said…

Hello Ellis,

I haven't yet met or known about Tom Smith, but am looking forward to perhaps meeting with him.

Thanks for the information!

Peter

At 7:28 on 7thMo. 11, 2011, Stuart Masters said…

Dear Ellis,

 

Thank you for your welcome. Just read your piece on the Lord's Prayer. Appreciated it!

 

Blessings,

 

Stuart.

At 2:34 on 7thMo. 22, 2011, Peter Glass said…

Hello Ellis,

b.t.w I emailed Tom Smith, but haven't received a reply yet. I'll track him down somehow, as he sounds like an interesting contact.

Regards,

Peter

At 17:28 on 7thMo. 22, 2011, Allistair Lomax said…

I'll put it to the other members of the site committee to see what they think?

Paul and Mike, any comments to this suggestion?

At 8:54 on 7thMo. 26, 2011, Kenneth Schroeder said…
Hi Ellis. As I am a bit isolated here in Portugal, and have no meeting to attend, I am always looking for other ways to surround myself with Quakers. Aside from the Bible and my Quaker Reader, the internet  seems to be the best way to do that. I am sure NFF will be a help to me, and I hope to contribute to the mission of NFF as well. Thanks for your interest, and I look forward to communicating with you in the future.
At 14:00 on 9thMo. 3, 2011, Peter Kennedy said…
Greetings from Scotland Ellis.  I have been a Quaker for just over 20 years and am saddened that some British Quakers do not seem to be interested in the words of George Fox and the early Quakers, they see them as being secondary to their Quakerism.  How often do we hear the words of early Friends quoted in ministry?  Fox said that Christ had come to teach his people himself, but we rarely hear his teachings or name in ministry either.
At 19:25 on 9thMo. 4, 2011, Peter Kennedy said…
I've been to one NFF meeting a few years back - in Edinburgh.   I work in Employabilty - supporting those with disabilities, mental health or substance misuse to get or maintain their employment.
At 15:53 on 9thMo. 5, 2011, Stephanie Stuckwisch said…

Hi Ellis,

No, it's not my work. It's the abalone inlay on the peghead of my mountain dulcimer. The luthier is Janita Baker.

Stephanie

At 22:35 on 9thMo. 11, 2011, Stephanie Stuckwisch said…
Sorry, Ellis. It's rosewood. The luthier told my walnut is too soft for an inlay.

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