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August 2015 / The Effects of War

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Raed Jarrar
Supporting PTSD Victims
Jack Ciancio
Cross-cultural Work with Veterans
Zachary Moon interview
The Work Continues
David Harrington Watt & Marian Ronan
Quaker Books August 2015

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The Work Continues

Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Struggle against Nuclear Weapons.

David Harrington Watt is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Marian Ronan is a writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y.


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The author's father, Ralph G. Steinhardt, Jr., 1979.

Memories of My Father鈥檚 Memories

The humanity and inhumanity of the Manhattan Project.

Ralph G. Steinhardt, who was named after his father, is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and co-clerk of its Ministry and Worship Committee. He is a professor of law at George Washington University Law School and co-founder of its joint human rights program at New College, Oxford University (UK).


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Edward (William) Black (1853-1872) was a drummer boy for the Union during the American Civil War. At 12 years old, his left hand and arm were shattered by an exploding shell. He is considered to be the youngest wounded soldier of the war.

Saving Isaac: Religion, War, and the Lives of Our Children

Religion, war, and the lives of our children. 馃敀

John A. Minahan has been a teacher for over 30 years, for the last 17 at Lincoln School in Providence, R.I., where he teaches English, psychology, world religions, and Quaker studies. He has also been a professional musician and full-time father, and enjoys hiking in the woods of New England.


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Friends Journal looks at war

60th Anniversary: Even in its first year, Friends Journal remembered the atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and [鈥

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News August 2015

News of Friends

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Milestones August 2015

Deaths, births, and marriages among Friends. 馃敀

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I Tell You No Jihad Can Change the Course of Rivers

Friends Journal poetry: Outside, a soldier rubs the muzzle / of his gun with sandpaper鈥

Linda Ashok lives in Hyderabad, India.


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I Tell Him about the Body Bags

Friends Journal poetry: He loads the dishwasher, his Mom鈥檚 birthday / dinner done鈥

Meredith Trede lives in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.


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His Last Years

Friends Journal poetry: He bought a / Cadillac, an RV, / shiny brass figurines with / granddad鈥檚 estate鈥

Danny P. Barbare lives in Greenville, S.C.


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Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, and the Middle East: A Memoir

By Ron Young. Resource Publications, 2014. 299 pages. $35/paperback; $9.99/eBook. I finished Ron Young鈥檚 Crossing Boundaries in the Americas, Vietnam, [鈥

Max L. Carter is retiring this year as the William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.


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