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The Meeting House by Mark Reigelman II, on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston, Mass. Photo © Sarah Nichols. Read more in our introduction to this issue.

April 2019

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Features
Fox News: George Fox Speaking by Donald W. McCormick
Laughing for the Wary by Howard R. Macy
Finding Lightness in the Light by Kerry O’Regan
Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman


Poetry
I Have Learned by Marion Goldstein
Blessing by Ken Gibble
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Among Friends, Forum, Witness, Lives of Friends, Books, Viewpoint, Milestones, Quaker Works, Classifieds, Meeting Listings
Sister Alegría and Sara Kettle, a British Friend and sojourner at Amigos del Senor in 2014.

Our Peace Testimony and Taxes

It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a community to support a person of any age.

Sister Alegría lives in Amigas del Señor Monastery in one of the poorest parts of Honduras. Amigas spiritually share in a Covenant of Caring with Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is coauthor of the book Giving Up Something Good for Something Better and may be contacted at [email protected].

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Women’s Speaking Justified and Other Pamphlets

By Margaret Fell, edited by Jane Donawerth and Rebecca M. Lush. Iter Press and the Arizona Center for Medieval and […]

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and is active in Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

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The-Quakers

The Quakers, 1656–1723: The Evolution of an Alternative Community

By Richard C. Allen and Rosemary Moore, with specialist contributors. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018. 360 pages. $39.95/hardcover. The century […]

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.

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Quakers, Politics, and Economics (Quakers and the Disciplines, Volume 5)

Edited by David R. Ross and Michael T. Snarr. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2018. 398 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Friends […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

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intrinsic-hope

Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times

By Kate Davies. New Society Publishers, 2018. 208 pages. $18.99/paperback or eBook. After many years working for Earth on the […]

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting and is sojourning with Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting. She and her husband live in an all-solar home where they grow vegetables and fruits and try to live gently on the land. She's active in the national and local Transition Movement and is the author of Rising to the Challenge.

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Teach Us to Pray

By Gordon T. Smith. IVP Books, 2018. 112 pages. $15/paperback; $14.99/eBook. The first question is “Why?” Why do we need […]

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quakerism and travels in the ministry urging revival among Friends. His most recent book is Primitive Quakerism Revived: Living as Friends in the Twenty-First Century.

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The Prayer Game

Created by Jennifer Kavanagh, designed by Brian Homer. Self‐published, 2018. Deck of 55 cards. £13.30/deck sent to North America (about […]

Karie Firoozmand, David Macfarlane, Jane Parker, and Linda Parsley are joyful participants in the Spiritual Formation Program in Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The junior young Friends of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., participated in this review, as did First-day school teachers Rebecca Snyder and Tracey Deemer.

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The MK <i>St. Louis</i> surrounded by smaller vessels in the port of Havana, via Wikimedia.

Pacifism Revisited

By avoiding pacifism in the twentieth century, we skirted opportunities to unlearn racism.

Katherine HawkerSelf lives in St. Louis, Mo.

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Edward Draper Baker

Baker—Edward Draper Baker, 68, on October 29, 2017, at home in Ashaway, R.I., after a valiant five‐year struggle with cancer. […]

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Allan Brick

Brick—Allan Brick, 89, on August 24, 2018, at Kendal at Longwood, Kennett Square, Pa. Allan was born on November 7, […]

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