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Harper's Weekly illustration of U.S. Marines attacking John Brown's "Fort"

On the Right Side of Harpers Ferry

Finding skeletons in our Quaker closets. PODCAST AVAILABLE.

Esther Coppock Shaw is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.

Posted in: August 2014, Features
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June/July Books 2012

A Lively Faith: Reflections on Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative) By Callie Marsh. FGC QuakerPress, 2011. 102 pages. $14.95/paperback. Reviewed [鈥

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
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Everyday Prophets

By Margery Post Abbott. James Backhouse Lecture, 2016. 52 pages. $14/pamphlet; $8/eBook. The two words in this title seem so [鈥

Laura Jackson is a member of Merion (Pa.) Meeting and serves as clerk of its Beliefs into Action Committee. She is also a member of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT).

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books January 2014

Reviews, featuring titles from Mark Nepo, Lester Brown, Jill Suzanne Shook, Margery Post Abbott, and Reza Aslan.

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Service in the Friends Ambulance Unit

In October 1944, it was my privilege to be one of the Canadian conscientious objectors who had volunteered for service [鈥

Edwin V. Abbott, a member of Simcoe-Muskoka Meeting in Ontario, Canada, is a retired physician.

Posted in: Features
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Dispatches from a Week of Piano Practice

Faith and practice.

Margery Abbott is a released Friend under the care of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Ore. She is the author of numerous books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, September 2016
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Emily Greene Balch, Pioneering Peacemaker

Emily Greene Balch, along with her friend and inspiration, Jane Addams, was one of two women with Quaker connections to [鈥

Margery Post Abbott is a member of Multnomah Meeting in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of A Certain Kind of Perfection and various articles and pamphlets. © 2000 Margery Post Abbott

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Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly: Modern Quakers as Everyday Prophets

By Margery Post Abbott. Inner Light Books, 2018. 478 pages. $45/hardcover; $30/paperback; $12.50/eBook. Margery Post Abbott鈥檚 latest book presents Friends [鈥

Marty Grundy is now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Quaker Vision for Political Activism

With the election of Donald J Trump as the next president of the United States, we bring you a repeat [鈥

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Voices from a Trunk: The Lost Lives of the Quaker Eddisons, 1805鈥1867

By Sara Woodall. Blackthorn Press, 2014. 260 pages. $9.99/eBook. UPDATE, August 2016: Voices from a Trunk is now available in [鈥

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