Western Friend Podcast

16. Gretchen Castle and the Quaker Call to Action

November 05, 2022 Mary Klein
Western Friend Podcast
16. Gretchen Castle and the Quaker Call to Action
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On this episode of the Western Friend Podcast, we are joined by Gretchen Castle, Dean of Earlham School of Religion and a member of the national steering committee of the Quaker Call to Action.

Interviewed with a live virtual studio audience, Gretchen discusses the "Quaker Call to Action," a nationwide response to the urgent, current threats to U.S. democracy. After the interview, the conversation was opened to community members for a live Q and A.
 

Introduction
On engaging in difficult conversations
The 4 Items of the Call to Action
On Truth
On celebrating difference and diversity
On Hope
Question and Answer session
Conversation Cafe
Engaging folks who are angry
On the polarization of the moment
On partisanship within Quakerism
Jon's classic pun
On preparing ourselves for what's to come
Outro