Daniel A. Seeger in Friends Journal

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Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Where Have All the Flowers Gone: Stories, Songs, Seeds, Robberies

From the Friends Journal archive, a 1995 review of the musical autobiography of Pete Seeger, who passed away January 27, [鈥

Jean Putnam is a member of Yellow Springs聽(Ohio) Meeting and co-director of Friends聽Music Camp.聽(From the November 1995聽Friends Journal)

Posted in: From the Archives
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The author (left) in AFSC's New York Metro Regional Office, with Jerald Ciekot and J. Collett. Photo courtesy of AFSC Archives.

An AFSC Defense of the Rights of Conscience

The Case of the United States of America vs. Daniel A. Seeger

Daniel A. Seeger is a member of Morningside Meeting in New York City. He has served as executive director of Pendle Hill, as interim general secretary of American Friends Service Committee, and as an AFSC regional director in New York and San Francisco.

Posted in: Conscience, Features
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A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture

By C. Wess Daniels. Pickwick Publications, 2015. 223 pages. $27/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Quakerism, most agree, is in need of renewal. There [鈥

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

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Books March 2014

Book reviews

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Annie, Pete & Peter

Pete Seeger and Friends

A musical Friend shares stories of the peace鈥恖oving folksinger Pete Seeger, who passed away on January 27, 2014.

Peter Blood is a member of Mount Toby Meeting in Leverett, Mass. He is a music editor, song leader, and performer living in Amherst, Mass.

Posted in: March 2014: Funding Ministry, Online Features
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Suicide and the Things We Carry

Learning to work around our ghosts.

Besides being a son, C. Wess Daniels is a father of three. He is a convergent Friend, a released Quaker minister, and an adjunct professor at George Fox Evangelical Seminary and Earlham School of Religion. In his spare time, he enjoys roasting coffee, a good remix, liberation theology, bourbon, and wearing vests.

Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
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Why Do The Unbelievers Rage?

We are witnessing another of the fierce assaults on religion and on theism that have recurred in the modern era. [鈥

Daniel A. Seeger, a member of Moorestown (N.J.) Meeting, now attends Newtown (Pa.) Meeting. He serves as chair of Friends Center Corporation. In the past he has served on the staff of American Friends Service Committee and Pendle Hill. A U.S. Supreme Court case, The United States of America v. Daniel A. Seeger, abolished the requirement that one must believe in a Supreme Being in order to be recognized as a conscientious objector to military service.

Posted in: Features
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A Fundamentalist鈥檚 Journey Toward Simplicity

Daniel Suelo, now widely known as 鈥渢he man who quit money,鈥 had a long, sometimes frustrating spiritual journey toward understanding [鈥

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The Man Who Quit Money: Interview with Book Club Author

Over a decade ago, a man named Daniel Suelo decided to live without money. He had wrestled under its tyranny [鈥

Mark Sundeen has been named聽鈥渙ne of America鈥檚 most innovative writers of literary nonfiction鈥 and was born in Harbor City, California, in 1970. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, and the Believer.聽His other books are Car Camping (HarperCollins, 2000) and The Making of Toro (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and he co-authored North By Northwestern (St. Martin鈥檚, 2010), which was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He has taught fiction and nonfiction at the MFA creative writing programs at the University of New Mexico and Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in Montana and Utah.

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at聽Friends Journal.聽

Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Understanding The Man Who Quit Money

Right around the time I started reading The Man Who Quit Money, I was obsessed with buying shoes. I had [鈥

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at聽Friends Journal.

Posted in: Book Club, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2012
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