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Addicted to Fast Money

Considering a twenty‐first‐century Quaker perspective on gambling.

Rita Willett is a retired physician who now serves as a prison chaplain. She is a member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting, a graduate of Earlham School of Religion, and a former participant and teacher in the Spiritual Nurturer Program of School of the Spirit Ministry.

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Attending to a Testimony

Our introduction to the November Issue.

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Gambling: A Violation of the Quaker Testimonies

A violation of the Quaker testimonies?

Michael Song is a senior at Friends Academy in Locust Valley, N.Y. He is interested in Quaker values and always strives to apply them in his life.

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To Gamble, for Better or for Worse

How do we discern when a gamble is rightly ordered?

Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, carries a long-standing concern to invite Quakers into conversation around economics. Her most recent book, Money and Soul, is an expansion of a Pendle Hill pamphlet by the same name.

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Coming Home

FJ Poetry: “I was visited this morning…”

Dorothy Riehm lives in Florence, Mass.

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint: Love My Enemies? Surely You Jest

Practicing warm‐heartedness with those on the other side of political divides.

Bob Anderson lives in Newtown, Pa.

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Forum, November 2019

Letters from our readers.

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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2019

From the 2019 FGC Gathering at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

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Friends Housing Cooperative was founded in 1952 and continues to provide affordable interracial housing. Photo © AFSC Archives.

Continuing a Quaker Affordable Housing Legacy

Friends past and present working on housing access in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Eric Malm is a professor of economics and business management at Cabrini University in Radnor, Pa., a member Norristown (Pa.) Meeting, and a member of Abington Quarter’s Home and Care Committee. More information about the meeting’s housing project can be found at norristownfriends.org.

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News, November 2019

News of Friends.

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