Snyder—Edward Furnas Snyder, 90, on August 12, 2016, in Bar Harbor, Maine, after a brief, rapid decline, surrounded in his […]
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Prince Edward County, Virginia, 1959–1964 The involvement of the Religious Society of Friends in Prince Edward County dates back to […]
Betsy Brinson is a member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting and the meeting’s historian. As a public historian, she has conducted oral history interviews for the Virginia Civil Rights Video Initiative and Richmond Holocaust Museum. A former faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, she has been involved in the production of several film documentaries, for example serving as executive producer of Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky (58 minutes, 2002), developed from 175 oral history interviews.
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Friends Journal interviews the author of the best-selling book on resisting the rise of American authoritarianism.
Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of a number of works of European history, including Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. He appears regularly in both Europe and the United States as a commentator on politics and history. With the recent publication of On Tyranny, he has been engaged in public work in American civics. His next book, The Origins of Unfreedom, will be published in April 2018.
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.
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I first heard about Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros when their Youtube video for the song “Home” went viral […]
Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.
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In all but three states in this country, people in prison are disenfranchised from the elective process. That translates into […]
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Ackerman—Dorothy Hopkirk Ackerman, 90, on March 10, 2011, at home in Minneapolis, Minn. Dorothy was born on October 23, 1920, […]
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A meeting finds a loving way to include a member with hearing impairment.
Maryhelen Snyder is a lifelong Friend, a poet, a therapist, and a previous contributor to Friends Journal. Her books include No Hole in the Flame, Sun in an Empty Room, and Never the Loss of Wings. She belongs to Langley Hill Meeting in McLean, Va.
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Friends Journal is published by Friends Publishing Corporation. The mission of the corporation is to communicate Quaker experience in order […]
An important part of our complicated history turns up in family papers.
Sue Carroll Edwards grew up in Swarthmore, Pa., as a member of Swarthmore Friends Meeting. She returned to Swarthmore with her husband and two sons in 1989 and rejoined the meeting. A former drill press operator and then preschool teacher, she has more recently worked with adults with disabilities at Horizon House in Philadelphia. Now retired, she is an activist for peace and reducing climate change.
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There are five antique Quaker benches at Cobscook (Maine) Meeting. At this point they are in various stages of disrepair. […]
Audrey Snyder, a former English teacher and speech therapist in North Carolina, New York, and Maine, joined Purchase (N.Y.) Meeting in 1956, moved to Maine in 1976, and founded Cobscook (Maine) Meeting in her home in 1977 with the help of others.
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Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful by Bridget Moix
Mistress Dyer and the Wilderness, poetry by Anne Miles