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Friends, Homosexuality and the Bible: An Interview with Doug Bennett

Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana.


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Homosexuality: A Plea to Read the Bible Together

Homosexuality is the issue that most threatens to create new schisms in the world of Quakers. Yet it could be [鈥

Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana.


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How Am I a Christian?

Will others see us as Christians by our love?

Douglas C. Bennett served as president of Earlham College from 1997 to 2011. Now retired, he is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting.


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How to Read Job

By John H. Walton and Tremper Longman III. InterVarsity Press, 2015. 208 pages. $20/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Stop me if you have [鈥

Douglas Bennett is president emeritus of Earlham College. He is a member of Durham (Maine) Meeting (New England Yearly Meeting).


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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

By Karen Armstrong. Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. 512 pages. $30/hardcover; $16.95/paperback; $14.99/eBook. The world is still recoiling from the Charlie [鈥

Douglas Bennett is president emeritus of Earlham College. He is a member of First Friends Richmond in the New Association of Friends, the group recently set off from Indiana Yearly Meeting. He lives in Maine and worships at Durham (Maine) Meeting.


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Toward a Testimony of Intimacy

Let鈥檚 face it: we don鈥檛 like to talk about sex. Most people don鈥檛, but Quakers are especially reluctant. We also [鈥

Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana, which is part of the newly-created Indiana Yearly Meeting Outcast. Living now in Maine, he worships with Brunswick Friends Meeting.


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Dulany Ogden Bennett

With William Penn, 300 years ago, Dulany Ogden Bennett鈥檚 ancestors came to what is now Chester County, in suburban Philadelphia. [鈥

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. ©2001 Kara Newell


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Frances Montague Gillham Caldwell

Caldwell鈥擣rances Montague Gillham Caldwell, 78, on August 7, 2016, at home in Crosswicks, N.J., after a yearlong illness. Monty was [鈥

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Books February 2015

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August 2012 Forum

VIEWPOINT: Feeding the World takes more than Backyard Gardens The main theme of the articles in May鈥檚 food issue is [鈥

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