By Philip Gulley

Philip Gulley invitations us right into a bracing come upon with the wealthy truths of Quakerism—a centuries-old religious culture that gives not just a origin of religion but additionally imaginative and prescient for making the area extra simply, loving, and peaceful by way of our presence.

In dwelling the Quaker means, Gulley exhibits how Quaker values offer actual recommendations to lots of our such a lot urgent modern demanding situations. We not just come to a deeper appreciation of simplicity, peace, integrity, group, and equality, we see how embracing those virtues will appreciably remodel us and our world.

Living the Quaker method incorporates a 30-day non secular perform that applies the Quaker culture of Queries.

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On protests as a speech genre associated with lower relative status (and particularly women), see Minchin () –, – . 26 Zeus brushes this aside. His response to Hera is brief and his actions are masterful. He promises a dense golden cloud. And he gathers his wife in his arms ( γκ ς μαρπτε, ). Grass, clover, crocus and hyacinth cushion them; the promised cloud delivers privacy. 27 Looking back over this whole scene we find some parallels and some contrasts with discourse amongst mortals.

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17 Notice her use of questions here, a clever strategy: Hera calculates that mild Aphrodite would not have the strength of conviction to answer ‘yes’ to her question, ‘would you refuse’ ( ρν σαιο, ) what I am about to ask? 18 But Hera knows that if she can persuade Aphrodite to hear her request, she has a chance of succeeding. At this point Aphrodite does not know precisely what she is to be asked. But she is disarmed by Hera’s ingratiating approach: her positive response to Hera (she will address her as πρ σβα ε , honoured goddess, ) and to her preliminary negotiations (τελ σαι δ με υμ ς νωγεν .

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