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Archive | November, 2010

Friends Journal Today and Tomorrow

Readers will find that most of the articles in this issue focus on our ability to pay careful attention, and […]

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Torture and the War System

Thanks for John Calvi’s Viewpoint “A Perfect Spiritual Work” (FJ Aug.). I was inspired and stimulated by his discussion of […]

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The Devine Center and Communal Nurture

“You will say, Christ saith this, and the apostles saith this, but what canst thou say? Art thou a child […]

Lynn Fitz-Hugh, clerk of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash., is a therapist. This "was given" to her as a message while visiting Arizona Half-Yearly Meeting of Intermountain Yearly Meeting.

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On The Value Of Conflict

Unresolved conflict can leave a relationship so broken that people are unable to find a way back to one other.

George Lakey, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is a nonviolent activist, author, and the founder of Training for Change. This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2010 Friends General Conference Gathering.

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When Quakers Disagree

Guess what? Quakers have disagreements among themselves and in their monthly meetings for business. Nothing unusual about that— we’re human, […]

Arthur, a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., is associate executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation.

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The Christian Stewardship Listening Project

In 1981, I founded Rural Southern Voice for Peace (RSVP) with support from Celo Meeting and the Arthur Morgan School […]

Herb Walters is a member of Celo Meeting in Burnsville, N.C.

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Heavenly Tones: Stylized Vocal Ministry of the 18th and 19th Centuries

We contemporary Friends tend to idealize Friends from earlier times—they stayed close to the Spirit, we think. They knew what […]

Donne Hayden (Earlham School of Religion, 2006) serves as a minister for Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting, a semi-programmed meeting in Wilmington Yearly Meeting.

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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman‐Lacusta makes no pretense […]

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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