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“I know that opposing the death penalty will not be easy for U.S. Friends, as the tide of public opinion […]
Biography from the 1996 issue: Jan Arriens is an English Quaker of Dutch descent. He studied at Cambridge, spent ten years as a diplomat in the Australian Foreign Service, and has been a freelance translator for the past 17 years.Posted in: From the Archives, September 2013
Stories of a wandering generation.
Betsy Blake was recently accused of having a fake ID during a night out dancing, but she is in fact 36 years old. Currently residing in Philadelphia, Betsy is self-employed as a business and communications consultant for progressive businesses and organizations. She can be reached at [email protected].
The original version of this article included more of the author's stories of the experiences of her generation of Friends. You can read the un-cut version of "Quakerism Left Me" (original) here.Posted in: December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble, Features
It may come as a surprise, but people are interested in Friends.
Tim Gee is a member of Britain Yearly Meeting and was the 2017 George Gorman Lecturer. His third book, Why I Am a Pacifist, will be published next year.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Attending the death of a loved one is a painful, sometimes disturbing experience. Frequently it has a deeply mysterious quality, […]
Brad Sheeks works as a visiting nurse for Heartland Hospice in the Philadelphia, Pa., area. He is a member of Central Philadelphia Meeting. He and his wife, Patricia McBee, co-lead couples enrichment programs for Friends General Conference.Posted in: Features
It’s strange how needing to feed the fawn is taking me up the same rough road I used to drive […]
Helen Weaver Horn, writing group leader, retired counselor, peace activist, and farm woman, is a member of Athens (Ohio) Meeting.Posted in: Features
Letters from our readers: upcoming issue announcement, a full year of Trump?!?, teaching peace, Friend without a meeting, kudos to […]
In one memorable scene from The Sessions, Father Brendan (played by William H. Macy) reflects during confession, “It’s amazing how […]
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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Satire, Peace, and the Mennonite Tradition by Andrew J. Bergman