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Enlarging Our Circle of Love

By Margaret Fisher. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 440), 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. A physician, organic gardener, and member of Baltimore [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting. He was a culture critic at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle for 20 years. Food was one of his beats.

Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Mary Fisher: Maidservant Turned Prophet

When Friends in Moscow recently designed a postcard to share the message of Quakerism, the 17th鈥恈entury Quaker they chose to [鈥

Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and the resident Quaker Studies teacher at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pa.

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A Vegan Offers Three Reasons for Hope

Plant鈥恇ased lifestyles are getting easier than ever.

A member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting, Margaret Fisher is clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals. She enjoys photographing insects while on wildlife surveys and spends much of her free time working for a native plant campaign in northern Virginia.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Foodways and Folkways

Among Friends: Our introduction to the June鈥怞uly 2019 issue on Food Choices.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Inspiration From Quaker Women of the Past

I have received much inspiration and encouragement from the stories of earlier Quaker women who were willing to take the [鈥

Marcelle Martin is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. She leads retreats and workshops related to spiritual life and is completing a book telling the story of the communal shift of consciousness made by early Friends.

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Young Adult Quaker Ministers: Mary Fisher and Elizabeth Fletcher

鈥淚 believe that some young people have old souls and that these young people become seasoned spiritual leaders at an [鈥

Barbara Luetke-Stahlman, a member of Penn Valley Meeting in Kansas City, Mo., lives in Wilson, N.C. Material for this article is drawn from her book 17th Century Remarkable Quaker Youth. For this essay she has relied heavily on Phyllis Mack's Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophecy in Seventeenth-Century England (Univ. of California Press, 1992).

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The Distressed Body: Rethinking Illness, Imprisonment, and Healing

By Drew Leder. University of Chicago Press, 2016. 304 pages. $30/paperback or eBook. To be human means to lead both [鈥

A physician practicing in Virginia, Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Taking the Adventure: Faith and Our Kinship with Animals

By Gracia Fay Ellwood. Wipf and Stock, 2014. 217 pages. $27/paperback; $9.99/eBook. How do we reconcile our experience of divine [鈥

Margaret Fisher is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals.

Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret and Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Produced by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. A.U.M. Films and First Spark Media, 2014. 91 minutes. [鈥

A member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals, Margaret Fisher has been visiting other meetings to discuss the spiritual aspects of vegetarianism.

Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones May 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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