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Friends Education: Our Light for the World

Middle school students at a meeting for worship at Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, Pa. Photo courtesy Friends’ Central School. Nineteen years ago I was a high school senior in New England trying to decide where to go to college. Having attended one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious prep schools for the last four years...

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Galen McNemar Hamann is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She is director of Friends education at Moses Brown School, where she teaches religion and ethics and serves as a spiritual counselor. She also serves as a multi-faith chaplain in local hospitals.

Posted in: April 2014, Features

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One Response to Friends Education: Our Light for the World

  1. Chester Kirchman April 11, 2014 at 3:01 pm #

    City & State
    Orangeville, PA
    This an excellent piece on Friends Schooling. With a strong Universalist view, Holistic Education’s need to bring the Inner Light of the students out is presented very well by Galen McNemar Hamann. These examples show each Friends School’s Community is essential in creating a strong learning atmosphere for all involved. Her work as a multi-faith chaplain is also impressive. Thank You.

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