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The Elective Franchise and Prisoners

In all but three states in this country, people in prison are disenfranchised from the elective process. That translates into […]

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Bread for the Wilderness

Quakers are fond of the phrase “the still small voice” to describe revelatory experiences. William Penn wrote, “Remember, it is […]

Edward A. Dougherty, a member of Elmira (N.Y.) Meeting, teaches at Corning Community College. He has published a book of poems, Pilgrimage to a Gingko Tree. He has a website, http://www.edward-dougherty.net.

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Bayard Rustin (left). Via Wikimedia Commons.

Quakers, Culture, and the Transforming Power of Love

Four examples of nonviolence in action. Profiles of Edward Coxere, Joseph Ritter, Anthony Benezet, and Bayard Rustin.

Ellen M. Ross, president of Friends Historical Association, is associate professor and chair of religion, and member of the peace and conflict studies committee at Swarthmore College. She is a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: January 2013: Privilege
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Alene Winifred Brown Hall

Hall—Alene Winifred Brown Hall, 91, on January 11, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. Wini was born on August 10, 1925, in […]

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Ruth Jane Laessle

Laessle—Ruth Jane Laessle, 93, on December 4, 2016, at home in Austin, Tex. Jane was born on September 30, 1923, […]

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April Forum 2012

Fetishization of biblical passages I was glad to see David Zarembka’s letter about African Friends in your February issue. I […]

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Milestones August 2014

Births, weddings, and deaths.

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Books May 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviewed books: Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, by Edward Hemingway; Good People Everywhere, by Lynea Gillen, illustrated by Kristina […]

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Maria Barbara Lenz Ladd

Ladd—Maria Barbara Lenz Ladd, 91, of Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md., on June 28, 2017. Maria was born on […]

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Quaker Leadership and Education

Three stories and a vision of recovering joy.

Alexander Levering Kern is an educator, poet, writer, ecumenical and interfaith leader, and member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). Editor of the anthology Becoming Fire: Spiritual Writing from Rising Generations, he currently serves as executive director of the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS) at Northeastern University in Boston.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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