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Away in a Manger: A Quaker Midrash

Since the time I was a small child I have loved the well‐known story of the birth of Jesus, and […]

Charles David Kleymeyer, a member of Langley Hill Meeting in McLean, Va., is an author, storyteller, and international grassroots-development sociologist. This story is adapted from his intergenerational novel-in-progress about a young boy and his sister who grow up next door to Jesus and his carpentry workshop.

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Heaven and Hell

I was a relentlessly curious kid, so naturally I joined the crowd of children outside the open door of the […]

Charles David Kleymeyer, who attends Langley Hill Meeting in McLean, Va., is an author and storyteller who has worked for four decades as a sociologist with native peoples in Latin America, in their grassroots development efforts.

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Unclean!

The sun was pressing down as hard as it could on the Earth that day, till it felt that my […]

Charles David Kleymeyer joined Madison (Wis.) Meeting in 1970 and has since attended Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and Langley Hill (Va.) Meeting. An author, performing storyteller, and international grassroots-development sociologist, he fashioned this story from his novel-length manuscript about a boy who grows up next door to Jesus. Another story from the same novel, "God is in the Mouth of the Wolf," appeared in the April 2004 issue of Friends Journal.

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God Is in the Mouth of the Wolf

I think I must have been born searching for God. People tell me that just as my head crowned during […]

Charles David Kleymeyer joined Madison (Wis.) Meeting in 1970 and has attended Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and Langley Hill (Va.) Meeting. An author, performing storyteller, and international grassroots-development sociologist, he fashioned this story from his novel-length manuscript about a boy who grows up next door to Jesus.

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Gathered

Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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Green Jesus: The Meaning of Easter

My good friend Reverend Julia Jarvis, who officiated at the wedding of my wife and me and the baptism of […]

Charles David Kleymeyer, a member of Langley Hill Meeting in McLean, Va., is an author, performing storyteller, and international grassroots-development sociologist. He is currently finishing an intergenerational novel about a close friendship that a Galilean boy and his sister have with their neighbor, Jesus.

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Forum February 2013

Responses from readers.

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