Dwight L. Wilson in Friends Journal

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Modern Psalms in Search of Peace and Justice

By Dwight L. Wilson, illustrated by Nancy Marstaller. Friends United Press, 2017. 226 pages. $16/paperback. The psalms of the Bible [鈥

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. His thoughts on "The Psalms as Spiritual Directors" are scheduled to appear in the March 2019 issue of Presence.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Metaphors of Meaning

By Linda Wilson. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #437, 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. The spiritual life is a journey. That metaphorical statement [鈥

Bob Dixon-Kolar, a community college English instructor, lives in northern Illinois and is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting.

Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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Marvin Wilson in a 2006 photo.

Witness to an Execution

A prison correspondence leads to a feared request.

Rich Van Dellen is a member of Rochester (Minn.) Meeting. He is a husband, father, and grandfather, and a retired physician. He is assistant clerk of Friends General Conference and a former trustee member of Friends Publishing Corporation. 聽He wishes to thank Myron Bietz for his review of the article and suggestions.

Posted in: Features, September 2013
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The Social Justice Testimony

Joining a meeting does not purify us of racism.

Dwight L. Wilson, father of four sons and member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, worked as an educator at Oakwood Friends School, Moorestown Friends School, and Friends School in Detroit. He also served as Friends General Conference general secretary and writes historical novels, including Sarah鈥檚 Song and Out of the Shadow of Darkness.

Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
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Books November 2014

Quaker book reviews

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Walk Tall: Spoken Ministry among Friends

I came out of the grocery store carrying a small bag and almost immediately spoke in meeting. There, not 50 [鈥

Dwight L. Wilson is a member of Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting, the headmaster of Friends School in Detroit, and a former general secretary of Friends General Conference.

Posted in: Features
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Participants in the 1964 annual meeting of FCNL's General Committee at the 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful

Friends Committee on National Legislation at 75

Bridget Moix is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and serves as the clerk of FCNL鈥檚 General Committee. She has worked for more than two decades on international peace and conflict issues with a focus on U.S. foreign policy.

Posted in: Features, September 2018
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Yes, It Does Take a Village

A community鈥恈entered approach to poverty and crime.

Jeff Rasley is a member of Indianapolis First Friends in Indiana, professor at Butler University, Himalayan trek leader, author of eight books and over 40 magazine articles, and a retired lawyer.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Economic Justice 101

An AFSC organizer breaks down ways we can support economic justice.

Rick Wilson is a native West Virginian who has worked for the AFSC since 1989. He has taught sociology for Marshall University and WVU-Tech and is a contributing columnist for the Charleston Gazette.

Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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Milestones January 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages.

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