Do quakers have ways to make money christian privilege brigid, fox, and buddha

Last week, britain yearly meeting considered the theme of privilege – you can watch videos from the event, and read the minutes or the epistle. It became apparent that the newer pattern of use for what are some ways to make money the word privilege – as in white privilege, male privilege, cisgender privilege, straight privilege, middle and upper class privilege, able-bodied privilege, neurotypical privilege, etc. – has caught on in some ways, but it’s easy for people to default back to an older what are some ways to make money pattern which may also be less emotionally and socially disruptive what are some ways to make money – as in it’s a privilege to serve, it’s a privilege to be here, it’s an honour and a privilege. When I was thinking about how to unpack this and what are some ways to make money explore it in a more nuanced way, I found myself thinking about a question we didn’t consider explicitly: do quakers have christian privilege, at all or to some extent?

I think the answer to this question is ‘yes and no’, but also that it’s useful to explore why. I’ll start with christian privilege – what is it, anyway? It’s the ways in which people who are christian benefit what are some ways to make money from the structures of societies such as the UK in what are some ways to make money which christianity is the majority religion and/or the assumed or historical norm. Sam killermann put together this list of 30+ examples, including “you can worship freely, without fear of violence or threats” and “music and television programs pertaining to your religion’s holidays are readily accessible”. There are some of these which quakers clearly have; for a long time now, quaker worship has been acceptable and free from violence or what are some ways to make money threats. This is very much a privilege which I think quakers what are some ways to make money would want to share with everyone – and yet jews, muslims, and others in the UK today do feel this fear what are some ways to make money and experience both threats and violence against their communities.

On the other hand, the quaker relationship to christian holidays is complicated, and specifically quaker music, films, and so on are not part of mainstream broadcasting. Such things do exist can be found online or at what are some ways to make money specialist quaker shops or libraries, but many people – with no internet access, not knowing what to search for, distant from london or birmingham, and/or short of money – would find it difficult to access them. Some quakers may include some or all christian content as what are some ways to make money reflecting their personal faith, but others find traditional christian language for god and liturgical what are some ways to make money practices alien or upsetting. Compared to other privileges quakers do have, this lack seems relatively minor, but I know that it’s felt by the wave of rejoicing which crosses my what are some ways to make money social media feeds when a mainstream news source, TV programme, or radio station does mention quakers. (A recent example: fleabag.)

• “you can travel to any part of the country and what are some ways to make money know your religion will be accepted, safe, and you will have access to religious spaces to practice what are some ways to make money your faith.” I think quakers do have this privilege (it helps that meeting for worship can be held anywhere). There are a few places in britain where the nearest what are some ways to make money quaker meeting is too far away to attend regularly, but none where I’d expect to feel unsafe as a quaker.

It seems like quakers have more christian privilege than some, and less than others. These are just some preliminary thoughts and I welcome extensions, additions, and alternative perspectives in the comments. Perhaps it’s a profitable case for quakers to discuss among ourselves what are some ways to make money because we are likely to have much of it in what are some ways to make money common with one another, we can’t learn about the quaker situation by listening to other what are some ways to make money people, and the situation of having and not having simultaneously encourages what are some ways to make money a more nuanced understanding of what is actually going on what are some ways to make money with privilege in general. In the process we might uncover ways in which we what are some ways to make money can both be better allies to our interfaith friends, and pose better challenges to dominant structures which may be what are some ways to make money restricting everyone’s freedom of religion and expression.

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