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Books November 2013

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

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How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning

By George Lakey. Melville House, 2018. 224 pages. $16.99/paperback; $13.99/eBook (title available December 2018). In June 1934 Quaker biblical scholar [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC's Minds of the Movement blog.


Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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 [鈥

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


Posted in: Features
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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.聽This article is adapted from a plenary speech at the 2010 Friends General Conference Gathering.


Posted in: Features
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Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got It Right鈥攁nd 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 [鈥

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 鈥淓quality among Today鈥檚 Vikings鈥

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


Posted in: Audio
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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 [鈥

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.


Posted in: Features
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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 [鈥


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

Equality among Today鈥檚 Vikings

Quaker testimonies don鈥檛 have to be compromised in politics.

George Lakey鈥檚 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 鈥淟iving Revolution.鈥


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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