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Interior of Swarthmoor Hall.

Sleeping with Margaret Fell: A Pilgrimage to 1652 Quaker Country

A pilgrimage to the “1652 Country” retraces the footsteps of early Quaker women.

Maggie O’Neill (formerly known as Peggy) is a longtime member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting and the mother of two sons, Coleman and Jonathan (Jon) Watts. She leads Sacred Circle Dances and workshops on the sacred feminine. Maggie and her husband, Al Watts, are founding members of Ashland Vineyards, a Quaker-based intentional community. She recently retired from teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Mark’s Friendly Voice

Finding a human Jesus and strong women in the Gospel of Mark.

William H. Mueller is a retired anthropologist who did research and taught in public health. He and his wife, Pat, are members of St. Lawrence Valley Meeting in Potsdam, N.Y. They edit a newsletter supporting their meeting’s prison ministry.

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Friends House Turns 30

A Quaker retirement community turns 30

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News December 2014

Historical marker, books website, Quaker divisions, a new space, and an appointment.

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Books: December 2014

A Young Friends Bookshelf

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Milestones December 2014

Births, deaths, and celebrations.

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Among Friends

We are not all the same

Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director of Friends Journal.

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Forum November 2014

Letters from our readers.

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Viewpoint: Walter Wink and the challenge of good business

November 2014 Viewpoint

Katherine Simmons lives in Indianapolis, Ind.

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Blowing on Coals

Writing words that speak to another’s condition.

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and clerks the Friends Economic Integrity Project. She has deep connections in Poland, Nicaragua, and northern Uganda; is passionate about growing food, supporting young children, reaching across class and race lines, quilting, and repair of all kinds; and blogs at pamelalivinginthisworld.blogspot.com.

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