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Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quaker Boards

The search for courage and integrity in the boardroom is complicated and ongoing.

Jacob D. Stone is a longtime member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting, now living in Vermont. Over four decades he has served on, worked for, and consulted with many Friends boards and committees. Now retired, he continues to be interested in how our testimonies are implemented in our organizations.

Posted in: Features, September 2017
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On Authority, A New Apologia

Can science and morality explain why something is holy?

Jacob Stone is a member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting.  He and his wife, Gretta, have been Friends in residence at Chena Ridge Meeting in Fairbanks, Alas., and were directors of the Ben Lomond Quaker Center in California. They are longtime Friends General Conference Couple Enrichment leaders, and are about to be Friends in residence at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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Quakers and Yunus Emre

There have been times in my life when I’ve been given the pleasure of discovering a writer or a poet […]

Judy Brown, poetry editor of Friends Journal, is a member of Agate Passage Meeting on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

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The Prophecy of Mary Peisley Neale

Mary Peisley was born into a Quaker family in Ballymore, County Kildare, Ireland, in 1717. At age 27, she was […]

Paul Buckley, a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond, Ind., is a Quaker historian and theologian.

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Natural Quiet at Goose Creek

Some keep the Sabbath going to church; I keep it staying at home, With a bobolink for a chorister, And […]

Miriam Westervelt has clerked the Unity with Nature Committee at Goose Creek Monthly Meeting in Lincoln, Va. for many years. She is a multicultural environmental educator and recently published Il Giardino Delle Farfalle, a children's book about butterflies in Italian.

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Friend’s Work With the Impaired Elderly

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Books February 2015

Our books column.

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Quaker Relief during the Spanish Civil War

One gray morning in early February, a small group of Friends was finding its way to an encounter with 70 […]

Nancy and Gerard Negelspach are members of Barcelona Meeting in Spain.

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