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Archive | February, 2011

Quakers March for Eco鈥怞ustice

On November 18, 2010, I walked into the Martin Luther King Jr. room of Friends Center in Philadelphia, Pa., where [鈥

Sophia Lazare, a recent graduate of Ursinus College with a BA in English, is currently working as an editorial intern for Friends Journal.

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To See Jesus in Holy Land Travails

We traveled to Israel鈥怭alestine at the end of September for three weeks to see the situation ourselves, to show our [鈥

R. Melvin Keiser, a member of Swannanoa Valley Meeting in Black Mountain, N.C., is emeritus professor of Religious Studies at Guilford College.

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Quaker College Intervisitation

The Quaker Community of Haverford College (QuaC) hosted 16 students from Earlham College and George Fox University in September 2010 [鈥

Carl Sigmond is a member of Germantown (Pa.) Meeting.

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Dispelling Some Myths about Hiroshima

As part of my semester abroad in Tokyo, Japan, my study program took our group of U.S. exchange students on [鈥

Katie Toran served as an intern for Friends Journal in the summer of 2009. She spent four and a half months in Japan last year, and is now a senior at Grinnell College, majoring in Economics, with plans to pursue further schooling in public policy.

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An Experience of Silent Worship

A woman sits in the circle, waiting, hands resting in her lap. A burgundy wool shawl flows over her shoulders, [鈥

Joy Belle Conrad-Rice is a member of Vernon Meeting in Kelowna, B.C., Canada.

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Eldering: A Legacy

When I arrived in Champaign, Illinois, in 1963, I made my way to the Friends meeting the very first Sunday. [鈥

Mariellen Gilpin, a member of Urbana-Champaign (Ill.) Meeting, is an editor of What Canst Thou Say, a newsletter for Quakers with an interest in mystical experience or contemplative prayer, and is clerk of the Ministry and Advancement Committee of Illinois Yearly Meeting.

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