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Hero鈥檚 Journey: John Ritter, the Chip Hilton of Goshen, Indiana

By Jeff Rasley. Midsummer Books, 2016. 216 pages. $12.95/paperback; $4.95/eBook. What happens when heroes make mistakes or don鈥檛 live up [鈥

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Author Jeff Rasley first came to Indianpolis's First Friends Meeting seeking fiscal sponsorship for small-scale development projects in the Basa area of Nepal His first experience of a Quaker worship service le him to think First Friends might fill another, more personal desire.

A Space for Doubt

When religious services are stripped of doctrinal claims, doubters an skeptics can participate with greater integrity.

Jeff Rasley is a retired attorney who serves on the boards of six nonprofit organizations. He has taught classes at Butler and Marian Universities about culturally sensitive development in agrarian communities. He is a regular attender of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Christianity
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Yes, It Does Take a Village

A community鈥恈entered approach to poverty and crime. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read [鈥

Jeff Rasley is a member of Indianapolis First Friends in Indiana, professor at Butler University, Himalayan trek leader, author of eight books and over 40 magazine articles, and a retired lawyer.


Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Godless: Living a Valuable Life Beyond Beliefs

By Jeff Rasley. Midsummer Books, 2014. 280 pages. $12.95/paperback; $4.45/eBook. Although its title sounds confrontational, Godless is about freedom from [鈥

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Forum October 2015

Letters from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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What am I Doing Here?: Partnering with a Himalayan Village

I first went to the Himalayan Mountains in Nepal as an adventurer and mountain climber in 1995. After four Himalayan [鈥

Jeff Rasley attends Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. His book, Bringing Progress to Paradise: What I Got From Giving to a Mountain Village in Nepal, is now available.


Posted in: Features
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