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Quaker Perspectives in Higher Education

Edited by Donn Weinholtz, Jeffrey Dudiak, and Donald A. Smith. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2014. 293 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. [鈥

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary鈥檚 College of Maryland and a recipient of the college鈥檚 Homer L. Dodge Award for excellence in teaching. He is most closely associated with Patuxent Meeting in Calvert County, Md.

Posted in: June/July 2014: Concepts of God, June/July 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Among Friends: When Simplicity Isn鈥檛 a Sacrifice

Introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]

Posted in: Among Friends, December 2014
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Forum December 2014

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: December 2014, Forum
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The crying need for Quaker saints

December 2014 Viewpoint

John Pitts Corry lives in聽Albuquerque, N.M.

Posted in: December 2014, Viewpoint
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Choice Poverty

A family changed by war finds richness in chosen poverty.

Seres Kyrie lives with her family in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, where she farms, makes art, corrals children, and writes. She is a member of the Madison (Wis.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2014, Features
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Sustainable Simplification Shuns 鈥淪houlds鈥 and Sacrifice

Rejecting the trappings of power to take cues from Jesus鈥檚 life choices.

Chuck Hosking lives in Albuquerque, N.M. He is a member of Harare (Zimbabwe) Meeting, and he actively promotes Southern Africa Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Zimbabwe Food Relief Action Fund through Schenectady (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: December 2014, Features
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Quaker Oaks

What鈥檚 with Quakers and their trees?

Jack H. Schick serves as co-clerk of Richland Meeting in Quakertown, Pa. He is a representative to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Interim Meeting and Friends General Conference鈥檚 Central Committee. He is a columnist for the Upper Bucks Free Press and publishes essays on Soulofwit.com and Searchwarp.com.

Posted in: December 2014, Features
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A Lonely Tree

FJ Poetry: In the middle of a field of high yield corns鈥

Gerald Bosacker lives in Paragould, Ark.

Posted in: December 2014, Poetry
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Taking Down the Tree

FJ Poetry: They鈥檙e taking down the tree today鈥

Amy Neill Bebergal lives in聽Cambridge, Mass.

Posted in: December 2014, Poetry
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A Prayer for the Coming of the Light

FJ Poetry: The snow is melting, the air is crisp鈥

Lucy Duncan聽lives in聽Upper Darby, Pa.

Posted in: December 2014, Poetry
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