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Gathered

Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

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Lillian and George Willoughby

Raspberries, bread, serendipity, and nonviolence. Lillian and George Willoughby, members of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, were engaged with many projects […]

Lynne Shivers, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, has been a social activist, college teacher, and writer.


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On The Value Of Conflict

Unresolved conflict can leave a relationship so broken that people are unable to find a way back to one other.

George Lakey, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is a nonviolent activist, author, and the founder of Training for Change. This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2010 Friends General Conference Gathering.


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Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got It Right—and How We Can, Too

By George Lakey. Melville House, 2016. 304 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $15.99/eBook. If the title of this book conjures up an image […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Author George Lakey reads “Equality among Today’s Vikings”

FJ Podcast: When I was a young adult getting to know Friends, one of the testimonies that most surprised and […]


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A Response to a Mugging

The morning was Friday, hot and muggy; the month July. I was in the parking lot of Friendship House, a […]

Sharon A. Buttry, a Baptist minister, lives in Warren, Michigan. The incident described here took place shortly after she attended a workshop on nonviolence led by George Lakey of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


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Forum April 2017

Letters from our readers: upcoming issue announcement, a full year of Trump?!?, teaching peace, Friend without a meeting, kudos to […]


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Forum
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Constitution Day in Fjelhamar, Norway, May 17, 2014.

Equality among Today’s Vikings

Quaker testimonies don’t have to be compromised in politics.

George Lakey’s research for his new book Viking Economics (available from QuakerBooks) was supported by Swarthmore College during his seven years there as professor. He cofounded Earth Quaker Action Team (eqat​.org) whose new campaign unites concerns for racial, economic, and climate justice. His column on Wagingnonviolence​.org is “Living Revolution.”


Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Allowing Ourselves to Be Bold

The experience of Earth Quaker Action Team.

George Lakey was first arrested in the Civil Rights Movement. He has taught at Pendle Hill study center and Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges and has led over 1,500 workshops on five continents. George is an active member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, a board member of EQAT, and a columnist for <em>Wagingnonviolence.org</em>.


Posted in: Features, January 2015: Climate Change
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What Are We to Do about Our Leaders?

I’m grateful to my monthly meeting that since the beginning of the ‘90s it has supported my ministry of religious […]

George Lakey is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting who has authored six books on social change and taught at Haverford, Swarthmore, and University of Pennsylvania. He is director of Training for Change, http://​www​.trainingforchange​.org. ©2002 George Lakey


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