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Civility Can Be Dangerous

In 1934, AFSC co‐founder Henry Cadbury advised Jewish rabbis to be gentler on Hitler. Is civility a substitute for morality?

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at the American Friends Service Committee.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, Online Features
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Henry Cadbury, AFSC, and Haverford College

Even 1918 Quakers were a complicated mix of prophetic and pragmatic.

James Krippner has been teaching at Haverford College since 1992. David Harrington Watt will begin teaching there in the fall of this year. They would both like to acknowledge the invaluable assistance they received from the staff of Haverford College’s library, Krista Oldham in particular, while researching this article.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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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 […]

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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Personality and Place: The Life and Times of Pendle Hill

By Douglas Gwyn. Plain Press, 2014. 512 pages. $20/paperback; $15/eBook. Querencia (from the Spanish verb “querer”) is a metaphysical […]

Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a long-time Pendle Hill teacher and retreat leader. She is principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC (leadsmartcoaching.com), specializing in leadership and mindfulness training.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Forum May 2017

Letters from our readers remember Henry Cadbury; a meeting with Joyce Ajlouny, shifting racial labels and accountability, a request for […]

Posted in: Forum, Quaker Summers
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Rediscovering Quakerism’s Liberal Religious Roots

Revisiting our spiritual tradition to find common ground in witness and service.

Isaac May is a graduate student in religious studies at the University of Virginia. He is an alumnus of Earlham College and holds an MA from Harvard Divinity School. Isaac became a member of the Religious Society of Friends at Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.).

Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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Cadbury Christmas

By Sharon Hoover In the December 15, 1983, issue of Friends Journal , Quaker scholar Henry J. Cadbury reported that […]

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Forum November 2018

Letters from our readers and news from Friends Journal.

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An interview with David Harrington Watt

Friends Journal catches up with Haverford College’s new professor of Quaker studies.

Aliyah Shanti is the temporary assistant editor at Friends Journal. She lives in Philadelphia and is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2018, Interviews
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Intersecting Circles

A number of years ago, while teaching at Harvard Divinity School, Henry Cadbury encountered a distraught former student who had […]

George A. Crispin, a member of Woodbury (N.J.) Meeting, retired after 38 years as a high school teacher but continues to teach at Rowan University and work a small family farm. Mario Cavallini, an information architect, is a member of Mickleton (N.J.) Meeting and is active in the worship and ministry bodies of Salem Quarterly Meeting and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. An earlier version of this article appeared in the summer 2003 issue of Salem Quarter News.

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