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Archive | February, 2010

Thank You

At the risk of trying our readers’ patience with a continuing focus on the affairs of FRIENDS JOURNAL I want […]

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On Taking Sides and unwarranted Influences?

When people in the United States remember the attacks of September 11, 2001, we are sometimes told they occurred because […]

Howard Fezell, an attorney, attends Shepherdstown (W.Va.) Allowed Meeting, which is part of Frederick (Md.) Meeting.

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The Trail We Leave Behind Us

Learning from My Neighbors It’s a great honor to be together to listen and speak and have a conversation. I […]

Shane Claiborne, a self-described "hellfire and damnation preacher, writer, and circus performer," is a founding partner of The Simple Way, a faith community in inner-city Philadelphia that has been a model for radical faith communities around the world.

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My Personal Journey on the Abortion Issue

In November 1972 I turned 14. The next month, I finished the process for becoming a member of my monthly […]

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How Quakers Can Support the Troops?

Shortly after submitting this article to Friends Journal, about soldiers resisting deployment, I was stunned by the news from Ft. […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He divides his time between writing and activism; see http://www.david-morse.com.

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Why I Am Not a Christian

I have attended Quaker meeting for over 40 years, and am a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting, yet I do […]

Sanford L. Segal, a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting, is retired after teaching Mathematics for 44 years at University of Rochester.

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The 2009 Quaker Women’s Conference: Radical Woman — Abiding Love!

In order to hear another’s perspective, one must be an open channel: to the other person’s needs, expressions, to your […]

Pamela Draper, a member of London Grove (Pa.) Meeting, is currently worshiping with the West Philadelphia Worship Group. She is a graduate student studying music therapy at Temple University and is a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Young Adult Friends Working Group.

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As Some Lights Dim, Others Brighten

I’m three score and ten, and hope that fact, plus a half century of seeking, equips me for answering the […]

Jim Atwell is a member of Butternuts Meeting in Oneonta, N.Y.

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Wrestling with God

Jakob Freud was a devout Hassidic Jew, who participated in an education program led by Ludwig and Pheobus Phillipson. The […]

Timothy Leonard is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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